It should not come as a shock to anyone that politicians make statements that are usually without exaggeration, full facts or sometimes having any truth attached. But today takes the cake for false statements. This morning, in an effort to get the Florida delegation counted and seated at the convention, Sen. Bill Nelson […]
US paying allies to fight war in Iraq NEW DELHI: The tale of massive fraud and embezzlement of millions of dollars by the US military in its operations in Iraq continues. Testifying before the US Congress Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on 22 May, Mary Ugone, deputy inspector general of accounts […]
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice defended on Thursday the Bush administration’s record in Iraq after sharp criticism of the war in a new book by a former White House spokesman.
“We did some things well, some things not so well,” said Rice, who was national security adviser when the […]
The Texas Progressive Alliance Proudly Presents The Third Biennial Blogger’s Caucus Thursday, June 5, 2008 8:30 p.m. – Midnight The Cedar Door 2nd and Brazos Austin, Texas
Come and have a drink with the best and brightest from the Texas Blogosphere.
Veterans Administration Bars Voter Registration Drives for Wounded Soldiers
On April 25, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued Directive 2008-023, “Voting Assistance for VA Patients,” allowing voter registration drives in VA hospitals, only to reverse itself on May 5 with Directive 2008-025. Without registration drives, it appears that each veteran […]
Tax Rebate Exclusions Draw Fire
In its effort to keep tax rebate money out of the hands of illegal aliens, Congress ended up denying the rebates to hundreds of thousands of legal immigrants, U.S. military personnel and plain-old honest taxpaying U.S. citizens.
Under the tax rebate rules established by the IRS […]
It’s Monday and that means it is time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s weekly round-up.
refinish69 at Doing My Part For The Leftis trying to understand why John Cornyn is such a…..
McBlogger takes a look at an email from Republican Chair TinaFish begging for money.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas […]
Bob Barr nominated Libertarian Presidential Candidate Libertarian Party picks Barr as presidential candidate
DENVER (AP) — The Libertarian Party has picked former Republican Rep. Bob Barr to be its presidential candidate after six rounds of balloting.
Barr beat research scientist Mary Ruwart, who was the party’s presidential nominee in 1983 and vice […]
Americans have become soft and impractical. Americans are consumer robots that are mesmerized by ‘image over substance’. That is exactly where America’s marketing geniuses have brought us. Some Americans are waking up to a world known by their grand parents and great grand parents. Frugal is no longer a ‘quaint concept’. Gas prices and their effect on food and necessities is the slap in the face we need to come out of the hypnosis we have been enjoying. […]
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