Monday edition - March 12, 2007




The Army is ordering injured troops to go to Iraq

Salon - 3-12-07
At Fort Benning, soldiers who were classified as medically unfit to fight are now being sent to war. Is this an isolated incident or a trend?

 "This is not right," said Master Sgt. Ronald Jenkins, who has been ordered to Iraq even though he has a spine problem that doctors say would be damaged further...

US plans Iraq withdrawal if 'surge' fails
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 3-12-07
The United States has begun planning to gradually withdraw combat soldiers from Iraq and place a greater emphasis on training if the current troop increase ...

Aides misled Bush, ex-spokesman says
News & Observer, NC - Mar 10, 2007
WASHINGTON - Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan said Friday that he and President Bush were misled by top administration aides who assured ...


“President Bush arrived in South America. He’s going to Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, or as he calls it, Margaritaville.” - Craig Ferguson


The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News



Bush, Laura and Condi get jiggy in Latin America - Video from Raw Story




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EVERYTHING'S rotten in the state of "Bushmark!"- Grant Gerver,




Tom DeLay - CNN Contributor?


Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) “is about to sign on with CNN as a commentator,” reports the Wall Street Journal's John Fund.


Republican Shenanigans

Giuliani/Gingrich 08?


Newt Gingrich's admission of having an extramarital affair as he pursued President Bill Clinton's impeachment in the Monica Lewinsky scandal has been defended by Republican presidential hopeful Rudolph W. Giuliani.


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Rock-The-Voter News


Republicans Don't Know the Difference Between Obama and Osama


Sen. Barack Obama said Sunday he was not greatly offended by the Fox News chief's word play about his name that led Nevada Democrats to cancel a presidential debate hosted with the network.

Fox's Roger Ailes made a remark last week about the similarities between the Illinois senator's name and al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden.



"The man who lied to the FBI about whether the president secretly declassified files so the vice president could pass the identity of an undercover CIA agent to reporters so as to discredit the woman's husband, who had presented evidence undermining the president's case for war, has been ... what are we talking about again?" --Jon Stewart




Biz-Tech News



"As Congress continued hearing details of the substandard treatment of Iraq war veterans at Walter Reed hospital, President Bush spoke before the American Legion, naturally appreciating the depth of war veterans' anger, the gravity of the situation [on screen: Bush saying, 'If you're here my advice is behave yourself. What happens in Washington stays in Washington']" --Jon Stewart


Bush-Prison-Torture News



"In the Valerie Plame case, Scooter Libby was found not guilty ... on one of the five charges. ... But the media is instead focusing, of course, on the four counts of perjury, lying to the FBI and obstruction of justice for which Libby was convicted. It's typical. They always see the glass as 80% guilty." --Stephen Colbert


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Winners of the tandem surfing division Rico Leroy and Sarah Burel (top) compete in the Noosa Festival of Surfing in Queensland, Australia. The Noosa Festival of Surfing is the biggest of its kind in the world, bringing together around 400 of the worlds best surfers for a variety of events. Photo/ASP