Monday, April 02, 2007

"Cheney just doesn't measure up"

Welfare, abstinence chief resigns - 2 Apr 2007 at 2:35pm - WASHINGTON -- Wade Horn, the Bush administration's point man for welfare reform, Head Start and abstinence education, resigned Monday as assistant secretary for children and families.
"Abstinence chief"? I hope no one thinks a position known as "abstinence chief" needs to be re-filled.

Senate Dems up ante on Bush after veto threat - 2 Apr 2007 at 2:10pm - WHDH-TVSenate Dems up ante on Bush after veto threatWASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Senate's top Democrat is threatening to spearhead an effort to end most of the Iraq war funding if President Bush follows through on a promise to veto a loosely worded timetable for withdrawing US troops.
Good work. What are the odds of getting this voted through?

White House rebuked over emissions - 2 Apr 2007 at 1:41pm - The Supreme Court ordered the federal government on Monday to take a fresh look at regulating carbon dioxide emissions from cars, a rebuke to Bush administration policy on global warming.
What? Make the government responsible for something besides lowering taxes? You must be joking.

Court nixes Guantanamo appeal - 2 Apr 2007 at 1:39pm - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from Guantanamo detainees who want to challenge their five-year-long confinement in court, a victory for the Bush administration's legal strategy in its fight against terrorism.
One more reason to move the detainees onto U.S. soil (or to someplace where any kind of laws may be in effect.

BYU campus protests Dick Cheney speech - 2 Apr 2007 at 2:49pm - PROVO, Utah -- Some students and faculty on one of the nation's most conservative campuses want Brigham Young University to withdraw an invitation for Vice President Dick Cheney to speak at commencement later this month. Critics at the school question whether Cheney sets a good example for graduates, citing his promotion of faulty intelligence before the Iraq war and his role in the CIA leak scandal. The private university, which is owned by the Mormon church, has "a heavy emphasis on personal honesty and integrity in all we do," said Warner Woodworth, a professor at BYU's business school. "Cheney just doesn't measure up," he said.
Not sure I have anything to add to that.


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