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Congress Finally Tackles Port Security - Posted
It may surprise many Americans, but until now the G.O.P.-run
Congress and White House have done next to nothing to
improve port security.
9/11 Commissioners Speak of Inaction On
Proposals - Posted on 10-13-06
Though Republicans may tout themselves as the party "tough
on terrorists," they've done little to implement programs and
technologies that would make the country safer, according to
the chairmen of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission.
Are Iraqi Forces Behind 'Death Squads'? -
Posted on 10-14-06
Again and again, people in Baghdad are quickly whisked away
by unknown men in police uniforms--sometimes even in police
vehicles--and found dead hours later.
Are We Still Without a 'Federal Crisis
Response'? - Posted on 10-15-06
According to a July speech by a top official at the Department
of Homeland Security (DHS), the agency has yet to ensure that
federal, state, and local departments are working together.
Former White House Chief Tries To Get
Around Records Law - Posted on 10-20-06
There is an old liar's adage which says, "If you can't argue the
facts, argue the law; if you can't argue the law, talk about
morality; and if you lack even that, pound on the table and call
your opponent every dirty name in the book."
Could Election Loss Help Republicans? -
Posted on 10-23-06
If the G.O.P. prepares itself correctly, it could emerge in 2008
as a far more moderate party, one more dedicated to the true
conservative--i.e., "classical liberal"--concepts of liberty put
forward by Thomas Jefferson.
Is Christianity the 'Religion of Revolution'? -
Posted on 10-25-06
Followers of the Social Gospel have had a profound effect on
modern American religious life. Read about the interpretation of
Christianity which formed the values of Rev. Martin Luther King,