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Jungle Drums

Anti-Harold Ford Ad Features Jungle Drums

Just how racist can Bob Corker get? The GOP Senate candidate has produced a radio ad that features African-sounding jungle drums at every mention of his opponent, Rep. Harold Ford, who is black.

  • Earlier: The RNC runs an anti-Ford TV ad that plays on sex-related racism

  • Posted on Oct 26, 2006 READ MORE


    Jon Stewart

    ‘Daily Show’ Dissects Ney Plea

    Jon Stewart digests the latest Abramoff developments, including Bob Ney’s abuse of the “drinking problem” defense: “If you’re keeping score at home, that now makes alcohol responsible for corruption, anti-Semitism and homosexual pedophilia.”

    Posted on Oct 17, 2006 READ MORE


    Ney Pleads Guilty, Admits Influence peddling for Abramoff

    Republican Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio is the first politician to plead guilty to charges leveled in the corruption scandal that (hopefully) will bring down the constellation of other corrupt lawmakers connected to lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

    Posted on Oct 13, 2006 READ MORE


    Bob Woodward

    Woodward: Cheney Cursed Me Out

    Bob Woodward said Dick Cheney in a phone call cursed at him over Woodward’s revelations about the White House’s meetings with Henry Kissinger.  Cheney then hung up on him, the reporter said.
    Woodward called it a “metaphor” of how the White House reacts these days to news it doesn’t like.

    Posted on Oct 9, 2006 READ MORE


    Bob Woodward
    From cavalierdaily.com

    Truthdigger of the Week: Bob Woodward

    Truthdig tips its hat this week to Bob Woodward, whose book “State of Denial” plowed over much-trod territory and still managed to surface plenty of fresh headlines. (Video and more after the jump…)

    Posted on Oct 6, 2006 READ MORE


    Molly Ivins: Return of the War Criminal

    The fact that Henry Kissinger is ascendant in the Bush administration is easily the most vile revelation to surface in Bob Woodward’s new book.

    Posted on Oct 5, 2006 READ MORE


    Woodward and Wallace

    Woodward: Kissinger Re-Fighting Vietnam via Bush

    In his “60 Minutes” interview, Bob Woodward said Henry Kissinger “is almost like a member of the [Bush] family,” and that in his frequent meetings with Bush and Cheney, Kissinger’s dogmatic ‘stay the course’ advice on Iraq amounts to “fighting the Vietnam war again.”

    Posted on Oct 2, 2006 READ MORE


    Wallace and Woodward
    From CBS

    Woodward: Bush Covering Up Iraq Violence

    In his new book, “State of Denial,” Bob Woodward reports that Iraqi insurgents attack our troops over 100 times per day—far more than what Bush has disclosed publicly. Also: Key intelligence predicts the situation will deteriorate in 2007 before getting better. (“60 Minutes” will air a Woodward interview this Sunday.)
    Yes, we know Woodward frequently acts as a White House stenographer, but he also surfaces real game-changing news.

    Posted on Sep 28, 2006 READ MORE


    Return of the Swift Boater

    Bob Perry, a Karl Rove-connected backer of the Swift Boat attacks on John Kerry, has pumped $5 million into a new group targeting Democratic candidates. We’re sure he’ll play fair this time. (h/t: Huff Po)

    Posted on Sep 14, 2006 READ MORE


    You Won?t Have Ney to Kick Around Anymore

    Rep. Robert ?Bob? Ney (R-Ohio) announced he would not seek reelection in November.  Ney, who has been under investigation for corruption related to Jack Abramoff, was pressured by the House Republican leadership to step down at the end of his term.

    Posted on Aug 8, 2006 READ MORE


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