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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

A drunken Dubya?

When Washington insiders gather over a drink or three the topic is often whether or not President George W. Bush is on or off the wagon.

Bush, an admitted alcoholic who claims he quit without any self-help program, may or may not be drinking again, depending on who you talk to.

Query "Bush drinking" on Google and you come up with 19.9 million hits.

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All the news that’s fit to steal

I am never forget the day I first meet the great Lobachevsky.
In one word he told me secret of success in mathematics: Plagiarize!

Let no one else’s work evade your eyes;
Remember why the good Lord make your eyes:
And plagiarize, plagiarize, plagiarze.
–Stolen from Tom Lehrer

The Washington Post just can’t stay out of trouble when it comes to blogs. Their hiring of a little-known conservative writer to headline their new Red America right-wing blog is causing all kinds of trouble in cyberspace.

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Playing liar’s poker

Almost any debate about the problems facing the United States and its faltering government centers on truth – or the lack of it. Truth is an unneeded commodity in the political system that defines the American government. Even worse, truth may be a lost cause in American society. Pollsters often ask Americans if they tell the truth. Assuming they are telling the truth in their answers (and that’s a big assumption), Americans admit lying as a natural course of life.

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Bush gives no-bid contract for port security to Hong Kong company

One of Americans’ favorite beach destinations, the Bahamas, is getting a new U.S. arrival — sophisticated equipment to detect radioactive materials in shipping cargo. But U.S. customs agents won’t be on site to supervise the machine’s use as a nuclear safeguard for the American shoreline that is just 65 miles away from Freeport. Under an unusual arrangement, a Hong Kong company will help operate the detector.

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Let the abortion battle begin

Abortion rights supporters planned to launch an attack on Friday on a new South Dakota abortion law designed as a direct challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion 33 years ago.

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Republicans may not want Bush, but they welcome his money

Many worried Republicans on the ballot in November have been pushing away from the White House, not wanting to be dragged under by President Bush’s sinking approval ratings and growing anxiety over Iraq. That doesn’t mean they’re also fleeing his cash offerings, however.

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