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Sen. Bill Nelson Makes False Statement To DNC Committee

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 […]

The Leaky Bush – Probable Cause For Treason

Bush at Center of Intelligence Leak

(The Intelligence Daily) — Attorneys and current and former White House officials close to the investigation into the leak of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson said Thursday that President Bush gave Vice President Dick Cheney the authorization in mid-June 2003 to disclose a portion of […]

That Awful Sucking Sound “We don’t know what we paid for” In Iraq

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 […]

WAR – Who Still Believes In Bush

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 […]

Bloggers’ Caucus To Kick Off The Texas State Convention

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.

Can Wounded Soldiers Vote? No, Maybe, Well OK

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 […]

Last Word On The Economic Stimulus Controversy

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 […]

Texas Progressive Alliance May 26, 2008

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 […]

When Democrats and Republicans Fail, Libertarians Go Mainstream

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 […]

Ten mpg is now feasible … may save you money!

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. […]