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Bush’s narrow focus on defense has made us less secure

July 17, 2007


If it wasn’t official before, it is now – we are barely more secure today than we were on September 10, 2001, and because of the threat posed by al-Qaeda look-alikes and home-grown al-Qaeda inspired groups, we may actually be less safe today than we were 7 years ago. And the price tag for all […]

This is one progressive who is dissatisfied with the Democratic Party, its leadership, and its candidates

July 17, 2007


I’m a card-carrying Democrat, and I have been since I first registered to vote when I turned 18, back in those heady days of 1991. But I’ve never felt particularly comfortable voting the party line. Hell, my first Presidential vote was for Ross Perot because I wasn’t convinced that Bill Clinton would be good for […]