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Flip-floppers: "Voted for the war"

Cheney repeatedly said Edwards had voted "for the war" and "to commit the troops," when in fact the Iraq resolution that both Kerry and Edwards supported left the decision to the president and called for intensified diplomacy.

The resolution for which …

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Bush's Victory: What he means when he says...

Analyzing Bush's Promises

(full speech transcript here )

"We will continue our economic progress."

Net job loss will continue. The economy will not improve. Outsourcing will continue, and will get worse. Oil prices will become higher. We will not invest …

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Putin's FAQ

According to Steve Jackson:

Two of the most popular questions which Websurfers asked to be posed to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in hopes he would answer them on a live webcast, included…

  • whether he will use giant humanoid robots to defend …

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La bandera de las estrellas

The US Anthem, as sung in spanglish, seems to be mounting a political controversy. However...

Assuming that's a rhetorical question, let's move on to America where a young Washington attorney named Francis Scott Key sailed to the British fleet during …

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Bush challenges hundreds of laws

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set aside any statute passed by Congress when it conflicts with his interpretation of the Constitution.

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