April 15th, 2005

Scorpion

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"It's a safe bet that neither al-Sadr nor his Iraqi supporters considers him particularly 'radical.' And, if you stop to think about it, there's nothing inherently extreme about wanting foreign troops to leave your country. Radical is a highly subjective word that gets thrown around without much reflection. What's more radical, invading another nation without a good excuse or trying to stop someone from doing so?"
-Ted Rall
Scorpion

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"DeLay is not in trouble because Democrats are trying to get rid of him. On the contrary, Democrats would like nothing better than to have a weakened DeLay right where he is at least through the 2006 elections. That's why Republicans are so nervous."
-E.J. Dionne, Jr.

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"A Gallup-CNN-USA Today poll at the end of last week found that 50 percent of American adults now believe that the Bush administration 'deliberately misled' them about why we had to go to war in Iraq."

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