Idiots in Government
First Blackwater attacks Air Force Officers. Next, they lie about "returning fire" in Iraq. Then, they lie about what kind of money they're making undermining the US Military abroad. From a Dkos Diary on Prince's testimony, Tennessee Congressman John Duncan reveals the escalation in costs of Blackwater's services during the past three fiscal years: Read more about Who's On That "Government Teat"? Blackwater!
Stolen from Atrios's place, where he posted a link to Open Left:
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I just got word from the ACLU that a new and bad FISA bill is about to be unveiled tomorrow at 1:30pm by Steny Hoyer in a press-only briefing. Telecom immunity is not in the bill, but the Senate is pressing hard for that to be included. Read more about Call 'Em Up: Congressional Dems About to Cave AGAIN on FISA
Paul Kanjorski, D-Pennsyltucky Stupidified, denounced the cost of repairs to the I-35W Bridge which fell into the Mississippi river as "ballooning." “They discovered they were going to get all the money from the federal government and they were taking all they could get,” he said. In essence they took the opportunity “to screw us,” he said of Read more about Penn Dem Solon: Minnesota Bridge Victims "Screwed Us"