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Rove in action

Tim Griffin, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, admits his appointment in December was political, but maintains he’s qualified to hold the post. From kuar NewsRoom via Think Progress Anyone else think that the placement of a Rove staffer as the US Attorney in Arkansas might have something to do with Hillary […]

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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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The Rove watch

Karl Rove’s fans and supporters are putting on a brave face – he’s just wrapping up loose ends, putting questions to rest, etc. – but a source close to president’s chief political advisor tells the Washington Post that Rove simply doesn’t know whether he’s going to be indicted or not. From Salon.com A really nice […]

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How Karl Rove is Going to Destroy the Republican Party

The upside for the Republican Party is that Karl Rove has had an excellent short term political strategy over the last six years. The downside is that it is a terrible long term strategy. I hope they enjoyed their “permanent majority” while it lasted. From The Huffington Post A really nice commentary that was nearly […]

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yet another catch-22

Calling the Domestic Spying the Terrorist Surveillance Program doesn’t change the inherit problem. If you don’t have enough evidence to get a warrant, how can you know they are a terrorist? If you know they are a terrorist, why can’t you get a warrant? Why isn’t the press discussing this contradiction? Lastly, how can anyone […]

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Paris Hilton Index

Topic Google News Articles Impeachment 2,560 Paris Hilton 4,090 American Idol 4,910 Tom Cruise 4,380 Downing Street Memo 471 Karl Rove 2,790 missing penguin 302 hurricane katrina 72,600 It has taken a while, but now the main stream media is actually discussing whether or not Bush actions actually warrant Impeachment. We have John Conyers and […]

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Bush can settle CIA leak riddle, Novak says

“I’m confident the president knows who the source is,” Novak told a luncheon audience at the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh on Tuesday. “I’d be amazed if he doesn’t.” From newsobserver by way of Salon

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what karl told the fbi

WASHINGTON – Karl Rove testified for the fourth and final time Friday before the grand jury investigating whether his conversations with two reporters led to the leaking of a CIA operative’s identity. The White House aide spent about four and a half hours inside the federal courthouse, and left without commenting to reporters. From the […]

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Fall of the Rovean empire?

For 30 years, beginning with the Nixon presidency, advanced under Reagan, stalled with the elder Bush, a new political economy struggled to be born. The idea was pure and simple: centralization of power in the hands of the Republican Party would ensure that it never lost it again. Under George W. Bush, this new system […]