Duplicitous Republican Senators Face 2008 Battle

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic point man for steering the successful Democratic Senatorial election efforts in 2006 and the upcoming election in 2008, believes that they can make the Republicans who talk against the war but vote for it pay with their jobs in the 2008 election.

Justice Department Working To Shrink Voter Rolls

In another case of the Department of Justice selectively enforcing laws comes a tale of disenfranchisement of voters. The Justice Department's Voting Section is pressuring ten states to purge "ineligible" voters from their rolls. At the same time, the same body refuses to compel the states to enforce new laws that require people applying for social services be given an opportunity to register to vote.

Kerry Calls Romney The Real Flip-Flopper

Former presidential candidate John Kerry has come forth accusing Mitt Romney of being the Flip-Flopper of the 2008 presidential election.

Proposal Raises Cigar Tax From 5 cents to 10 dollars

A tax proposal being considered by Congress to pay for children's health care proposed substantial increases in tobacco taxes.

Hillary Clinton Two-Faced About Iraq

In a world of sound bites, presidential candidate and Democratic Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton, is playing a very cynical game. Amidst paragraphs of speech talking about withdrawing troops from Iraq, she buries her intention to keep troops in Iraq if elected.

Saudis Largest Foreign Part Of Iraqi Insurgency

According to a source within the U.S. military and corroborated by Iraqi lawmakers, forty-five per cent of insurgents and suicide bombers are from Saudi Arabia, an "ally" of the United States in the region.

Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Approved In Georgia

I am usually reticent to repeat a press release for mass consumption, but I consider this one to be very newsworthy. A company called Range Fuels has gotten approval to open an ethanol production plant where the ethanol is produced from cellulose rather than sugar.

Obama Calls For New Role For U.S. Troops

While campaigning in Iowa on Saturday, presidential candidate Barack Obama put forth the suggestion that U.S. troops in Iraq be sent to fight al Qaeda.

High Fructose Corn Syrup Debate Gets Murkier

Past studies have condemned using high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as a substitute for sugar because it was believed it interferes with leptin, a hormone that tells your brain you've eaten enough. New studies point to some far more disturbing things about HFCS.

North Korea Shuts Reactor, Seeks End To Sanctions

North Korea has shutdown its one operational nuclear reactor after having received an oil shipment for South Korea. U.N. inspectors are expected to verify the shutdown soon.

Are Large Debates Effective?

John Edwards and Hillary Clinton got caught musing privately on that question by FoxNews after a televised debate on Thursday night. While they went about discussing the issue in the wrong venue, I think they have a point.

Asked About Sicko, Huckabee Stoops To Attacking Moore's Fitness

When asked about the issues raised in the movie 'Sicko', Republican presidential candidate and former governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee, deflected the issue by suggesting that overweight people like Moore are the reason for rising medical costs.

Dollar Nears Record Low

With the stock market booming and the trade deficit with China at an all time high as well, it is strange that the U.S. dollar is headed in a different direction.

al Qaeda Back To Pre-9/11 Strength

U.S. Intelligence analysts, in a report titled "Al-Qaida better positioned to strike the West," have stated that al Qaeda has managed to regroup and rebuild back to the point it was at before September 11th.

Senate Republicans Kill Troop Protection Bill

Forty-one Republicans voted to block cloture on a bill to protect U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.