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.
In a possible violation of the Hatch Act, the Bush Administration used federal funds to boost efforts to elect Republican candidates in key battleground states.
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.
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.
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.
Focused particularly on Hillary Clinton, presidential candidate John Edwards called on his political rivals to return any contributions received from News Corp, parent company of right-wing mouth piece FOXNews.
Following last months debacle at the Red Mosque where government troops killed one hundred people, there have been mass protests, riots, and suicide bombings destabilizing the portions of the country the military controls.
Resolutions to impeach vice-president Cheney, H Res 333, and attorney general Gonzales, H Res 589, are gaining co-sponsors with each passing day.
This past February, despite orders to the contrary, the Pentagon sold over 1,400 F-14 parts at public sale as part of their surplus program. The only military in the world to use those planes is Iran.
Time magazine has an interesting take on the continuing saga that is the Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' tenure.
Since 9/11, several major hurdles to martial law inside the United States have been removed by the Bush Administration and the Republican Congress. All that really remains at this point is an excuse.
America spends $2 trillion a year on health care, or $6,666 per man, woman, and child in this country. Meanwhile, a new study suggests that the only meaningful growth in jobs between 2001 and 2006 was in Health Care. Have we become dependent on a broken system for economic survival?
The American build-up in Baghdad is reaching its peak, and the effects couldn't be more devastating. Meanwhile, in Southern Iraqi city of Basra, British forces are preparing to withdraw from the city center handing control over to the locals.
The house passed a similar bill on its first day back in January and have now managed to get enough Republican Senators on board to send the bill to the president.