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Archive for the 'tom delay' Category

EFF Warns Against Google Desktop 3, Reminds Users Not To Put Beans In Their Ears

Friday, February 10th, 2006

What, you think it’s a bad idea that an option on Google Desktop 3 could centrally store an index of your hard drive on their servers?

Jack Abramoff, Ralph Reed and Influence Peddling: An “Unholy Alliance”

Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

Currently under federal indictment, Jack Abramoff is a powerful lobbyist with links to Karl Rove, Tom Delay and Christian Coalition founder Ralph Reed. This week, Time reports on the details of Abramoff’s relationship with Reed.

No “Justice Delayed” Puns Allowed

Friday, October 21st, 2005

Here’s a gloat-by-proxy post.

I Will Not Gloat. I Will Not Gloat. I Will Not Gloat. I Will Not Gloat.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Okay. Maybe a little. Apparently, I’m not the only one. Indeed.

Administration Imagines A White House Without Bush’s Brain

Friday, October 14th, 2005

The first page of this NY Times article is worth skimming, but the crux of its gist can be found on the bump page: The prospect of a White House without Mr. Rove, Mr. Bush’s longtime strategist, has some allies of the president in a near panic, fearful that without him the administration would lose [...]

Bush Press Conference & Today’s Speech | Bird Flu | McCain Amendment: 90-9

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

CJR Daily continues to be my first read every morning. Felix Gillette collects some blog-snark following the President’s news conference yesterday. Edward B. Colby looks at Bush’s proactivity regarding avian flu and the media’s reaction to it. Andrew Sullivan praises the McCain amendment after it passes the Senate. It’s sure to be vetoed by Bush, [...]

No Delay In Yesterday’s News Conference

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

Harry Shearer takes a break from his New Orleans-centric human-Mapquest posts to ask why Tom Delay’s name didn’t come up in Bush’s first news conference since May.

Delay On Late Edition

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

CNN’s Late Edition just rebroadcast Wolf Blitzer’s interview with Tom Delay from earlier this week. A clip of the encounter has been tough to track down, but Delay came off terribly– he stammered, rambled and sounded defensive. Although less than objective (as usual), Crooks and Liars points to more Delay-oriented blogs and clips than I [...]

Late September Scorcard: Bush’s “Challenges”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Iraq meltdown Katrina/Rita/FEMA fallout DeLay indictment Frist investigation Rove-Plame investigation Consumer confidence figures lowest in 15 years Consumer energy bills for winter ’05/’06 projected at 40% higher than last winter Gas prices level out, still at all-time highs Opinions of America abroad at all-time lows Bush’s opinion polls at all-time lows Bubbling Under: Iran, North [...]

The Hammer Hammered With Indictment, Skulks Skunkily Away

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

One count of criminal conspiracy, a felony. Delay has to step down as House majority leader. cnn.com story: DeLay attorney Bill White: It’s a skunky indictment if they have one. Scott McLellan is currently being brutalized by the White House press corps over the DeLay indictment. Helen Thomas just asked at least seven follow-ups about [...]