Monthly Archives: April 2009

Palin, Fundraising Firm Part Ways

Chris Cillizza The Fix The Washington Post April 24, 2009 Campaign Solutions, a Republican consulting firm advising Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s political action committee, has parted ways with the former Republican vice presidential nominee. The group had been working with … Continue reading

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New GOP Meme: “Ends Justify The Means” When It Comes to Torture

Mark Nickolas Managing Editor, April 22, 2009 Maybe I’m missing something, but why is no one — neither the media nor the Democrats — pushing back on Dick Cheney’s latest rant that torture produced intelligence that saved American lives, … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Blames Bloggers

Shannyn Moore Just a girl from Homer. The Huffington Post April 22, 2009 In an interview with the Juneau Empire, Governor Sarah Palin blamed the lies of the blogosphere and e-mails from members of the public (also known as constituent … Continue reading

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As Alaska Turns…The Newest Palin Rumor

Syrin’s Blog April 20, 2009 This just floated in from the halls of Juneau… “…since Palin has already appointed Corrections Commissioner Joe Schmidt as the 3rd in line, she is planning on announcing (Lt. Governor) Sean Parnell for AG … Continue reading

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Bush Should Be Deposed In Lawsuit Over Presidential Library, Judge Rules

Nick Sabloff The Huffington Post April 17, 2009 DALLAS — A judge has ruled that former President George W. Bush should be deposed in a lawsuit challenging the site of his proposed presidential library. Bush’s attorneys were working Friday on … Continue reading

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Is torture really over?

Without a hard look at the Bush administration’s torture program, the United States could be condemned to repeat it, no matter what President Obama says. Mark Benjamin April 17, 2009 In his statement announcing the release of the Bush … Continue reading

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G.O.P.: R.I.P.

Steve Weber The Huffington Post April 10, 2009 So there it stands: a naked, pigeon-chested old man, random strands of white hair on its boney shoulders; its swollen-knuckled hands clasped over its dead genitals, looking at once forlorn and menacing, … Continue reading

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