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Afghanistan Falling Into Taliban Control

As the U.S. remains distracted by the conflict it started in Iraq, the mission in Afghanistan gets further and further away from being "accomplished".

Saddam Offered To Leave Without A Fight

One month before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Saddam Hussein offered to go into exile in exchange of $1 Billion. Contrast that with the Bush Administration's current request for another $195 Billion to continue the war.

Yet Another Excuse For War With Iran

Each day seems to bring another excuse Bush can use to justify his forthcoming war with Iran. Today comes news of Iran firing shells into Iraq. That's an actual, honest to God, act of war.

American Arms Used In Turkish Crimes

Weapons distributed to U.S. allies in Iraq have been picked up by Turkish police as the weapons used in violent crimes in that country.

No Interest Health Care Loans

A marketing scheme that seems to have done well for cars has made its way into the health care industry.

Massive Attack On Iran Prepared

According to a recent study, the United States has prepared a massive assault on targets in Iran of both a nuclear and non-nuclear nature.

Gonzales Resigns

With an announcement scheduled for this morning, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned.

Bob Schieffer Calls Out Administration On "Petraeus Report"

"[T]his does not sound like we're headed to a straight answer." - Face The Nation Anchor Bob Schieffer on the administration's plans to write the Iraq Progress Report for General Petraeus.

Another Day, Another Free Speech Arrest

Police in Asheville, NC arrested a man for standing on a bridge overlooking the highway holding an "Impeach Bush" sign that could be read by vehicles passing by on the highway. He was charged with obstructing the sidewalk.

Republican War On California?

As the Department of Homeland Security prepares for an assault on businesses that hire illegal immigrants, Californians in particular can look forward to economic and social devastation.

Criminalization Of Free Speech Continues

In another patriotic stomping on free speech, a man in Kent, Ohio has been charged with littering for putting up an "Impeach Bush" sign.

Run On Banks Begins

In response to reports of a shaky future for Countrywide Financial, people with money deposited there are crowding into the bank to withdraw their funds.

Hurricane Season Gets Rolling, New Orleans Still At Risk

Hurricane Dean is churning through the Caribbean on its way to the Western Gulf. With a small change in forecasted path, it could be another direct hit on New Orleans. Meanwhile, a new report shows that two-years on, much of New Orleans is still at risk.

Couple Wins $80,000 Over Anti-Bush Shirts

A Texas couple who were removed from a July 4th rally for wearing anti-bush t-shirts settled their lawsuit with the federal government for $80,000.

Cheney Knew Iraq Would Be Quagmire

In 1994, shortly after leaving office as Defense Secretary, Dick Cheney was asked to explain why president George H.W. Bush didn't move into Baghdad and topple Saddam. His response is quite informative given the current situation.

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