What’s Wrong With This Caption?

President Bush remains tight-lipped about prospects for filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court, during a news conference with visiting Australian Prime Minister John Howard at the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, July 19, 2005. Tight-lipped or smirk? Looks more like a smirk to me…

Four Blasts in London

Breaking news: Four blasts in London subways… Police chief: ‘Very serious incident.’ Confirms 4 explosions. Three subway stations evacuated. Updates to follow soon… Prime minister says blasts aimed at scaring people Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday he hoped that London would return to normal “as soon as possible” after … Continue reading

Kerry Raising Millions for Democrats

AP News reports that John Kerry John Kerry, “has spent the last seven months raising millions of dollars for Democrats across the country.” Shifting his organization from a nationwide presidential campaign to a fund-raising effort, Kerry raised $2.1 million in the last quarter through his Senate re-election committee and his … Continue reading

Democratic Leaders Warn of Bush Administration Failings on WMD

Democratic Leaders Address the Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction; Reid andPelosi Receive Report from National Security Advisory Group WASHINGTON, July 20 /U.S. Newswire/ — The failure of action by the Bush Administration to fully protect Americans from the terrorist threat of weapons of mass destruction was addressed today by … Continue reading

Dean Misquoted

I don’t usually bother to refute nonsense found on right wing blogs, but will make an exception here after seeing it included at Daou Report. Ankle Biting Pundits posts a claim that Dean “called Republicans bigots.” I went to check their link, wading through several pages where Philly.com tried to … Continue reading

Bush Administration Blocking Gas-Price Relief for Farmers, Truckers, Small Businesses

Energy Secretary Tries to Get Kerry-Reed Amendment Stripped from Energy Bill; Bipartisan Group of Senators Fights Back WASHINGTON — Senator John Kerry, Ranking Member of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today fought back against the Administration’s latest attempt to eliminate an amendment in the Energy Policy Act that … Continue reading