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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Is this REALLY supporting the troops?

Water Makes US Troops in Iraq Sick

“Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases using ”unmonitored and potentially unsafe” water supplied by the military and a contractor once owned by Vice President Dick Cheney’s former company, the Pentagon’s internal watchdog says.”

So this is how the Bush administration SUPPORTS OUR TROOPS!
By making them sick with Contaminated Water!

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More Bureaucratic Waste

Dear Taxpayer: This letter cost you $42 million

$42 MILLION DOLLARS would pay for health insurance for a year for 8500 people.

We could totally pay for health care if we would just cut the crap that they waste our money on.

Just think of all the things that could be done with $42 MILLION DOLLARS!

But how does the REPUBLICAN ADMINISTRATION spend $42 MILLION DOLLARS? On a public mailout! GOOD GRIEF!

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Democrats upset with Bush’s waterboard veto

Democrats and human rights advocates criticized President Bush’s veto Saturday of a bill that would have banned the CIA from using simulated drowning and other coercive interrogation methods to gain information from suspected terrorists.

Bush said such tactics have helped foil terrorist plots. His critics likened some methods to torture and said they sullied America’s reputation around the world.

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Obama wins Wyoming caucuses

Sen. Barack Obama captured the Wyoming Democratic caucuses Saturday, seizing a bit of momentum in the close, hard-fought race with rival Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party’s presidential nomination.

Obama generally has outperformed Clinton in caucuses, which reward organization and voter passion more than do primaries. The Illinois senator has now won 13 caucuses to Clinton’s three.

Obama has also shown strength in the Mountain West, winning Idaho, Utah, Colorado and now Wyoming. The two split Nevada, with Clinton winning the popular vote and Obama more delegates.

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Democrats capture Hastert’s Congressional seat

A longtime Republican district fell to the Democrats Saturday when a wealthy businessman and scientist snatched former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s congressional seat in a closely watched special election.

Democrat Bill Foster won 52 percent of the vote compared to 48 percent for Republican Jim Oberweis. With 565 of 568 precincts reporting, Foster had 51,140 votes to Oberweis’ 46,270.

“Tonight our voices are echoing across the country and Washington will hear us loud and clear, it’s time for a change,” Foster told cheering supporters Saturday evening.

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