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Bush signs $162 billion war spending bill

WASHINGTON -- President Bush on Monday signed legislation to pay for the war operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for the rest of his presidency and beyond, hailing the $162 billion plan as a rare product of bipartisan cooperation.

Obama Delivers Remarks About Patriotism

SEN. BARACK OBAMA (D), ILLINOIS: Thank you so much.

The Energy Non-Crisis by Lindsey Williams

Every American citizen needs to watch and listen to this video dated October 24,2007. It is presented by Mr. Lindsey Williams regarding the largest oil reserve in the United States, and possibly, the World. This video will make the citizens so angry that a change will HAVE to take place. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO!!!

President Bush Delivers Speech After Signing Appropriations Bill

SPEAKER: PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH [*] BUSH: Good morning. A few moments ago, I signed legislation that funds our troops who are in harm's way. Our nation has no greater responsibility than supporting our men and women in uniform, especially since we're at war. This is a responsibility all of ...

U.S. steps up convert ops in Iran

U.S. congressional leaders agreed late last year to President George W. Bush's funding request for a major escalation of covert operations against Iran aimed at destabilizing its leadership, according to a report in The New Yorker magazine published online on Sunday.

On the road to political equality

For black Americans, the road to political inclusion that has allowed Democratic candidate Barack Obama to make a serious bid for the White House has been long and difficult.

Clinton group ready to back Obama

By rights, a group that helped elect Bill Clinton president and counts Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as one of its leaders should be hostile territory for Barack Obama. But members of the Democratic Leadership Council seem ready to embrace Obama rather than risk squandering an opportunity for victory this fall.

Clark: McCain lacks command experience

Retired Gen. Wesley Clark, a former Democratic presidential candidate now supporting Barack Obama, said Sunday John McCain's military service does not automatically qualify him to be commander in chief.

‘Poor planning…lack of vision’

US military operations in Iraq following the 2003 ouster of Saddam Hussein suffered from poor planning and lack of vision, according to an army report released Sunday.

The 696-page report, called "On Point II: Transition to the New Campaign," is the army's historical account of the 18 months following President George W. Bush's declaration of the end of major combat in May 2003.

Military leaders and civilian officials were fixated on military triumph and removing Saddam from power, but paid too little attention to the phases that would follow, said the report posted on the army's combined arms center website.

In Flag City USA, False Obama Rumors Are Flying

FINDLAY, Ohio -- On his corner of College Street, Jim Peterman stares at the four American flags planted in his front lawn and rubs his forehead. Peterman, 74, is a retired worker at Cooper Tire, a father of two, an Air Force veteran and a self-described patriot. He took one trip to Washington in...