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APNewsBreak: Georgia election server wiped after suit filed

APNewsBreak: Georgia election server wiped after suit filed In what should be no surprise to anyone, Trump’s voter fraud commission isn’t charged at looking at fraud like this.

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US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs

US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs This isn’t a full on knock down argument. We will see once the numbers for Seattle’s $15/hr minimum wage are published. I suspect that Seattle made a mistake and that at the $15/hr rate you are going to see some adverse results. I could be wrong […]

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Obama: New oversight but no change to spying power

Obama: New oversight but no change to spying power The NSA has been lying to congressional oversight committees since 2006. Why would new oversight prevent this?

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ClimateGate debunked

E-mails stolen from climate scientists show they stonewalled skeptics and discussed hiding data — but the messages don’t support claims that the science of global warming was faked, according to an exhaustive review by The Associated Press. The 1,073 e-mails examined by the AP show that scientists harbored private doubts, however slight and fleeting, even […]

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Kerry Endorses Obama

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, endorsed Sen. Barack Obama for the White House Thursday in a timely slap at Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as well as his own vice presidential running mate. From The Associated Press: 2004 Dem Nominee Kerry Endorses Obama I predict Gore will endorse […]

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House Democrats pass contempt citation

The House Judiciary Committee approved a contempt of Congress citation Wednesday against White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and one-time Counsel Harriet Miers, setting up a constitutional confrontation over the firings of federal prosecutors. From House Democrats pass contempt citation – Yahoo! News As much as I appreciate the shot across the bow, the […]

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Republican right abandoning Bush

Angry conservatives are driving the approval ratings of President Bush and the GOP-led Congress to dismal new lows, according to an AP-Ipsos poll that underscores why Republicans fear an Election Day massacre. From Republican right abandoning Bush I think massacre is a really regrettable word in this context. Other than that, why is anyone surprised […]

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Tax Breaks for Big Oil: Bush Was For it Before He Was Against It

Today, President Bush rolled out his brave plan to roll back billions in tax breaks for energy companies. But you wouldn’t know from the coverage so far that what he’s really talking about is rolling back some of the more disastrous measures of the energy bill he himself signed into law last year. From TPM […]

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Phone-Jamming Records Point to White House

Key figures in a phone-jamming scheme designed to keep New Hampshire Democrats from voting in 2002 had regular contact with the White House and Republican Party as the plan was unfolding, phone records introduced in criminal court show. From Phone-Jamming Records Point to White House – Yahoo! News In the interest of being fair and […]

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just kidding about that whole mid-east oil import reduction thing

It turns out that the chimp was just kidding when he said that we need to reduce our dependence on Mid-East oil imports. This is coming directly from members of the chimps senior staff. From meat-eating leftist An this is exactly what the administration wanted. The addicted to oil quote got a lot of press. […]