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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Another turd in the cesspool

For people with a modicum of intelligence, the question has never been whether or not Tom Delay is a crook. Hell, anyone with an IQ above that of an average plant knows the Texas Republican is on the take. Always has been. The only real question is how long it will take for brain-dead Republicans to finally admit their scandal-scarred House Majority Leader is a political liability who has to go. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has spearheaded an appalling campaign to protect DeLay at all costs, even with mounting evidence that this typical, Texas good-old-boy politician is for sale to the highest bidder. By doing so, Hastert and his politics-above-honesty policies proves the GOP is just as corrupt as the look-the-other-way political machines that have controlled Congress since the horse-and-buggy days.

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Batter up!

Congress needs to decide right now whether Major League Baseball and its players union are bigger than it is; whether involvement in the mythical national pastime gives a group of wealthy capitalists and the relatively small number of men they employ the right to defy the legislature’s constitutional authority; whether hitting a horsehide sphere with a wooden bat makes a person more important than one who has been duly elected to draft, debate and adopt the laws of the land.

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More fraud from Halliburton

Pentagon auditors questioned more than $108 million in costs claimed by Halliburton on its $875 million contract to provide fuel in Iraq in 2003 and 2004, according to records released Monday.

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Pollard fights on

Eighteen years into a life prison term, convicted spy Jonathan Pollard is struggling in the U.S. court system to overturn his sentence, reviving a case that has long strained relations between the United States and Israel.

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Senators ready for budget fight

Senate Republicans and Democrats are trying to use President Bush’s plan to revamp Social Security as a political cannonball against each other in their skirmish over a $2.56 trillion budget.

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Attack or malfunction?

Investigators are trying to learn why sensors at two military mail facilities in the Washington area detected signs of anthrax on two pieces of mail.

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