Thursday, December 13, 2007

In the News: Dec-13

U.S. producer prices surge in November - 13 Dec 2007 at 10:25am - Wholesale prices shot up 3.2 percent in November, the biggest jump in 34 years, propelled by a record rise in gasoline prices.

Al Gore lays blame for Bali stalemate on U.S. - 13 Dec 2007 at 9:49am - NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore drew cheers at 190-nation talks by saying the United States was the main block to launching negotiations in Bali on a new global climate treaty.

Senate Republicans block energy bill - 13 Dec 2007 at 10:21am - WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans blocked a broad energy bill Thursday because it included billions of dollars in new taxes on the biggest oil companies.

Panel votes on contempt for Rove, Bolten - 13 Dec 2007 at 11:30am - WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted for a contempt citation against Karl Rove and Josh Bolten on Thursday, the latest move in an inquiry into possibly politically motivated firings of federal prosecutors.

Thought for the day:
Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one. -Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)


At 2:52 PM, Blogger Jen Clark said...

Hi Dan,

Just wanted to give you guys a heads up that Robert Wexler is calling for Cheney impeachment hearings to begin. He has a petition that can be found at He is asking for 50,000 signatures and he will go to his colleagues with them, but I think we can blow that number out of the water.

He has published information at The Huffington Post today and you can find a video and op-ed (co-authored by fellow House Judicary Committee members Luis Gutierrez and Tammy Baldwin) at

Spread the word!


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