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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.

Peace Time Procurement No Way To Win A War

After the failure of several contractors to deliver badly needed equipment on time, the U.S. Military's procurement practices have been called into question by the Pentagon's Inspector General.

CIA Believed Pre-Surge That Iraqi Government Doomed To Failure

Back in November 2006, the Iraqi Study Group was treated to president Bush's vision for Iraq and the CIA's vision for Iraq, and they got two dramatically different visions.

Giuliani Opposed To Medical Marijuana

Republican presidential hopeful, Rudy Giuliani has gone on record as opposing the legalization of marijuana for medical use.

Moore Sets CNN Straight

In response to 'Sicko', CNN prepared a segment featuring Dr Sanjay Gupta, challenging some of the numbers Moore uses. Then, just before to of Moore's appearances, they ran their segment to put Moore off balance before interviewing him.

White House Gagged Surgeon General

Testifying before congress, Richard H Carmona, Surgeon General from 2002 to 2006, said that top Bush Administration officials interfered with his office for political reasons.

Bush Still Trying To Link Iraq And September 11th

Speaking in Cleveland yesterday, president George W Bush, took his audience through his warped logic that links Iraq and the September 11th terrorist attacks in his mind.

Five Years From An Oil Crisis?

With oil production increasing at the rate of 1% a year versus demand rising at more than 2% a year, it is estimated that a supply crunch will hit a critical mass within five years causing a significant jump in oil prices.

Iran Two-Three Years From Bomb

According to the former head of Israel's Military Intelligence Research Division, Iran is "very close" to being able to enrich Uranium at an industrial level which would give them enough bomb material in 2-3 years.

Lockheed Martin: Please Be Afraid Of Cruise Missiles

If Lockheed Martin gets their way, the U.S. government may shell out as much as $10 Billion dollars to protect the U.S. coastline from Boston to Washington D.C. from cruise missile attacks.

White House Ready For Withdrawal?

As the White House prepares it's interim report on the progress of the so-called "surge", more and ore officials within the West Wing are talking about trying to announce plans for a redeployment in an effort to shore-up the shattering support the Administration has from the Republican side of Congress.

U.S. Insinuating Iran-al Qaeda Link

Despite Iran's efforts to assist the U.S. in apprehending and detaining members of al Qaeda after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. is now trying to connect the Iranian government to al Qaeda.

Fred Thompson Lobbied For Abortion Rights

While working as a lobbyist in 1991, soon-to-be social conservative presidential candidate Fred Thompson lobbied the George H.W. Bush administration about easing the government's gag rule in regards to federally funded clinics.

IRS Tracking Party Affiliation

In over twenty states where party affiliation is recorded as part of voter registration, the IRS is obtaining the data for use in tracking down people who aren't paying their taxes.

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