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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Memo to Bush: Veto that stupid border fence


Here’s one for you: Two terrorists are walking up the street, having just arrived in America. One begins chattering in Arabic, only to be remonstrated by his frightened companion that this is the United States, "Do you want to get caught? Speak Spanish."

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Reaching our environmental ‘tipping point’


Often applied to global warming, "tipping point" is an apt metaphor that describes the hypothetical condition we will have reached when the earth can no longer recover from the warming influence of greenhouse gases, a sort of environmental point of no return.

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A long Congressional history of protecting sexual predators

A year ago, Speaker of the House Dennis J. Hastert knew the GOP had a problem in its midst. Rep. Mark Foley of Florida, a popular Florida Congressman who played a key role in the Republican Party’s struggles to hold on to power in Congress, was soliciting sex from young male Congressional pages.

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Foley: From fame to shame


Mark Foley was about to go on stage to accept the love and applause of some of the biggest names in the Recording Academy.

Above the dais, a large screen pictured his smiling face and bore his name.

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FBI launches Foley probe


The FBI has launched a preliminary investigation into the online exchanges between former Rep. Mark Foley and teenage congressional pages, a spokesman confirmed late Sunday.

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Cashing in on Foley


Some Internet-savvy entrepreneurs have wasted no time trying to cash in on the scandal surrounding disgraced former congressman Mark Foley.

Less than 48 hours after Foley resigned amid questions about his sexually-explicit online messages to teenage boys who once worked as congressional pages, dozens of scandal-related items were up for sale on the web site

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Bush stands by Rumsfeld

President Bush has full confidence in Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld even if others dislike the Pentagon chief’s "bedside manner," a top White House official said Sunday.

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Key Senate races tighten up

Democratic Rep. Harold Ford is running even with Republican Bob Corker in Tennessee, while Democrat Jon Tester has edged ahead of Sen. Conrad Burns in Montana, according to polls released Sunday for some of the most contested Senate races.

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