WASHINGTON — President Bush picked Iraq as his preemptive battleground nearly four years ago and now is asking a war-weary country to give his military escalation a chance to work.
WASHINGTON — If the Democrats win control of the House in the Nov. 7 mid-term elections, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., would likely be the first woman in U.S. history to become speaker of the House.
Says It ‘Deplores Discrimination’ in State Constitution “The Falls Church City Council opposes all discrimination based on immutable characteristics, including sexual orientation, and deplores any proposal to write such discrimination into the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.”
Five months ago, I protested in front of the Sudanese embassy to call for an end to the genocide in the Darfur region by the Sudanese government through its support for the Janjaweed militia. In the days that followed, a peace agreement was reached between one of the three rebel […]
“There are no hereditary kings in America and no powers not created in the Constitution.” That eloquent putdown of an imperial presidency was the essence of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit who declared that President Bush’s warrantless wiretap program was unconstitutional.
A vacation I took in 2003 serves as the best argument for using a digital camera instead of film.