White House: Measures afforded Gitmo detainees ‘remarkable’, historically speaking. As compared to what? Gunning down everybody, men, women, children alike? Torture?
The support for President Bush is waning in military families, too. Only 37% approve of the job President Bush is doing and only 36 % approve of the Iraq war.
The same trend holds true on the question of the treatment of active-duty military, veterans and their families. The poll finds that only 29 percent of all poll respondents say they believe the Bush administration is doing a good job handling those needs. Among military families, who directly benefit from those programs, 35 percent say the administration is doing a good job.
Hillary Clinton is doing the Stateswoman thing again. She met with Mr. Ian Paisley and Mr. Martin McGuiness on their American charm offensive tour. Ireland has found peace only lately after decades of a bitter civil war, which was fueled by said gentlemen, among others. Now the Irish reconciliation is praised as a model for peace making:
Northern Ireland is increasingly being touted at a global model for reconciliation, with Mr McGuinness advising Iraqis on how to settle sectarian, religious and tribal differences.
It took Ireland almost 90 years to achieve Peace.
An exhibition on the third floor of a library in New York has the right wing blogosphere foaming at their collective mouths. It shows mug-shot style pictures of leading representatives of the Bush Administration, among them the Great Deciderer himself. The pictures should have been safe from the views of right-wingers, given that they were in a library, where nasty, truthfilled things, books are being on public display, but somehow the Righties found out and immediatedly retaliated:
Tammy Bruce, a rightwing radio talkshow host, said: “At first I wondered who put al-Qaida in charge of the New York public library, but then of course remembered the American left is doing their bidding for them.”
And finally, Iran definitely has had it. North Korea is not taking any more from the wimps and kicks them out of the Axis of Evil!
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