Gore has said he hasn't ruled out making another run for president, but he doesn't ``expect'' to launch a campaign. He made the comments during a visit to Australia in September, where he was promoting his film.
Oddly, the video that accompanies the Reuters story includes no mention either way of Gore's 2008 plans, expected or otherwise. Read more about Gore's latest non-Sherman statement
KSFO AllHateRadio "host" Melanie Morgan blamed "little time buyers ... with no guts whatsoever" for the loss of major ad accounts for her station's "star" hate-filled morning show. Read more about AllHateRadio Implosion blamed on media buyers
President Bush might one day make a robot version of himself, and then install that version as Resident Pharoah of the United States
Joshua Marshall of Talking Points Memo watched the CBS 60 Minutes interview of George Bush, televised Sunday, January 14, 2007, in which the President uttered the following: Read more about Things Could Get Really Nasty Scenarioathon
PELLEY: Do you believe as commander-in-chief you have the authority to put the troops in there no matter what the Congress wants to do?
BUSH: In this situation, I do, yeah. Now, I fully understand they could try to stop me from doing it. But I made my decision, and we're going forward.
I need to swap in a new spam detection module--the current one is causing problems on deletion. Meanwhile, do not adjust your set; we'll just let the spam build up until the new module is swapped in. Sorry about this. Read more about Comments once more
Leaders of the Senate Budget Committee want to assemble a Bipartisan panel of lawmakers and administration officials to deal with the skyrocketing costs of Social Security and other entitlement programs, with the goal of bringing a reform proposal to a vote in Congress later this year.
It wouldn't be possible to overcommit them.
Remember the love-fest at the Gates confirmation hearings? After Rummy, Gates was supposed to be the sane one. Oh well. Gates has already drunk deep of That Kool-Aid Which Cannot Be Undrunk. Guardian:
Increased US military activity in the Gulf is aimed at Iran's "very negative" behaviour, the Bush administration said today.
So, Bush's library speech really was all about Iran? Read more about The Republicans should all have been committed long ago
Sundown towns. Excellent MLK Day reading. I'd make the point that people often forget that this whole "give them a middle class!" thing has been tried before; white folks tend to get twitchy with the guns and torches when middle class communities of color get "too big." Progressives should never forget that the more recent history of white oppression is just as ugly as the antebellum version. Read more about Sundown on Integration