White House to Congress: Fuck Off

October 24, 2007

The White House will again refuse to supply information on fired federal prosecutors to Congress, a US newspaper reported Sunday, pushing the issue closer to a court battle.

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Democrats Considering Impeachment of President George Bush

October 24, 2007

Congressional Democrats could use the threat of impeachment as a lever against President Bush in the battle over the handling of the Iraq war, Rep. John P. Murtha, D-Pa., said Sunday.

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Spanish surgeon rushed to treat Castro

October 24, 2007

A renowned Spanish surgeon has been rushed to Cuba to treat ailing leader Fidel Castro, a Spanish newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Rove calls Fox host agent of Congress for asking about US Attorney firings

October 24, 2007

Fox News host Chris Wallace encountered resistance from Karl Rove when he asked him on Sunday about his refusal to respond to the subpoena issued by the Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into the fired US Attorneys. “You don’t understand you’re being an agent of Congress when you ask me that question, but you are,” said Rove.

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Congressman Charged for Assault At Dulles

October 24, 2007

ABC 7 has learned the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority have charged Representative Robert Filner of California with assault and battery following an incident at Dulles International Airport Sunday night.

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U.S. says Iran sending missiles to Iraq

October 24, 2007

The U.S. military accused Iran on Sunday of smuggling surface-to-air missiles and other advanced weapons into Iraq for use against American troops. The new allegations came as Iraqi leaders condemned the latest U.S. detention of an Iranian in northern Iraq, saying the man was in their country on official business.

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State Department official: I misspoke on Iraq policy

October 24, 2007

“A senior State Department diplomat apologized Sunday for having told the Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera on Saturday that there is a strong possibility history will show the United States displayed “arrogance” and “stupidity” in its handling of the Iraq war.” – CNN. I think he forgot to use “truthiness”.

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Justice Scalia Says Abortion not a constitutional issue

October 24, 2007

Deeply controversial issues like abortion and suicide rights have nothing to do with the Constitution, and unelected judges too often choose to find new rights at the expense of the democratic process, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Saturday.

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BREAKING: Duke Lacrosse Prosecutor Mike Nifong Disbarred

October 24, 2007

A disciplinary committee said Saturday disgraced prosecutor Mike Nifong would be disbarred for his disastrous prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape — a punishment the veteran prosecutor admitted was appropriate.

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Bush calls for easier wiretap rules

October 24, 2007

US President George W. Bush on Saturday called for Congress to revise a US security law in order to ease restrictions on the government’s secret communications surveillance of terror suspects.

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