Justifiably Pugnacious

Congressional Quarterly is reporting that the House Democratic leadership is just about done crafting a massive $109 billion dollar war supplemental bill. There’s only one catch. In an effort to force some needed domestic spending responsibility the House Democrats have charted a collision course with...

It Was Only A Matter Of Time

Congressmen Obey and Murtha set the tone in the House, finally putting the Democrats on a path towards success in the Iraq War debate.  If you’ll remember, it was David Obey who led the charge and pledged not to allow any Iraqi War appropriation bills to see the light of day without some very heavy...

Fear

If the true colors of the current administration weren’t clear before this day, they should be now.  Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the single lesson that President Bush seemed to learn was that the single most successful tool he has at his disposal in pushing his political...

Is It Really Better To Be Late Than Never?

We will have to wait and see. The Democrats finally look like they are ready to go to the mat on the issue of the Iraq War.  A year after they were elected the majority, House Democrats just barely passed a squeaker of a bill that would give bush a quarter of what he asked for to fight wars in Iraq and...

Tightening The Pursestrings, Slowly

Though my pre-marriage love life was filled with heartache and sorrow, I think it is only now that I know what it truly feels like to be a jilted lover. For those who share the same fate, you know what I mean.  Trodden upon by your single greatest desire, you are misused, abused, and cast aside as...

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