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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Wilson Wants Rove Fired

Former Ambassador Joseph Wilson called on President Bush Thursday to fire deputy chief of staff Karl Rove, saying Bush’s top-level aide engaged in an “abuse of power” by discussing Wilson’s wife’s job with a reporter.

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Nervous Republicans Eye Rove Scandal

Republicans are nervously watching the fight over Karl Rove’s involvement in a news leak that exposed a CIA officer’s identity, fearing that President Bush’s chief adviser has become a major political problem.

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Republicans Agree to Limits on Patriot Act

Republicans beat a slight retreat on Wednesday on the USA Patriot Act, agreeing that some controversial provisions in the terrorism-fighting law should be authorized for a limited period rather than being made permanent.

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Americans No Longer Trust Bush

Most Americans no longer trust President Bush. His personal credibility is eroding at a time when Iraq has become the top public priority and the White House is engulfed in controversy over senior Bush adviser Karl Rove, a poll released on Wednesday says.

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An Opportunity for Diversity

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s inauguration concluded with the singing of “America the Beautiful.” On the same day, Friday, July 1, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor retired.

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Lefty War Mongers

The war in Iraq is a neo-conservative project, right? Yes, in the sense that in the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice have come to believe that “the defense of freedom requires the advance of freedom.” But little noticed is the fact that some of the strongest supporters of this revolutionary idea are on the left.

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America’s Class Divide

When the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal each launch a series on class in America, as they did this past spring, it is tempting to think they might be onto something.

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Binge Thinking

From the many lies told to push this country into an ill-conceived war with Iraq to his puppetmaster Karl Rove’s leaking of a covert CIA operative’s identity as political revenge, the Bush administration’s record is a shameful mockery of the foundations of freedom, justice and fairness that are supposed to define this country.

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