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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Rush can’t get it up?

First Rush Limbaugh, head blabbermouth for the rabid right wing, said he had a back problem that caused him to obtain painkillers without a prescription. Now he’s been nailed for scoring Viagra without script.
Reports The Associated Press:

Rush Limbaugh was detained for more than three hours Monday at Palm Beach International Airport after authorities said they found a bottle of Viagra in his possession without a prescription.

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Well doh!

It would have to be an unusually slow-witted terrorist who was unaware that the United States might be trying to peer into his bank account. After all, as White House press secretary Tony Snow pointed out, the Bush administration said publicly after 9/11 that it was going after the terrorists’ finances and sources of funding.

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War triples military equipment costs

The annual cost of replacing, repairing and upgrading Army equipment in Iraq and Afghanistan is expected to more than triple next year to more than $17 billion, according to Army documents obtained by the Associated Press.

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Bush ignores laws at will

Sen. John McCain thought he had a deal when President Bush, faced with a veto-proof margin in Congress, agreed to sign a bill banning the torture of detainees. Not quite. While Bush signed the new law, he also quietly approved another document: a signing statement reserving his right to ignore the law. McCain was furious, and so were other lawmakers.

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Feingold and Kerry: Unlikely allies

One epitomizes the Washington political establishment as the Democratic Party’s most recent presidential nominee. The other is the quintessential Democratic outsider, proud to be the only senator to vote against the USA Patriot Act.

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Bush slams freedom of the press

President Bush said Monday it was “disgraceful” that the news media had disclosed a secret CIA-Treasury program to track millions of financial records in search of terrorist suspects. The White House accused The New York Times of breaking a long tradition of keeping wartime secrets.

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