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  • Who Said What When (Robt. Novak)

    10/07/2006 11:22:24 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 79 replies · 2,148+ views
    WeeklyStandard ^ | 10-16-06 | Robert Novak
    The publication of Hubris is filled with irony for David Corn, Washington editor of the left-wing Nation magazine. He was present at the creation of the Valerie Plame "scandal," which the enemies of George W. Bush hoped could bring down a president. Nobody was more responsible for bloating this episode. Yet Corn is coauthor of a book that has had the effect of killing the story. Thanks to Corn's intrepid coauthor, Newsweek investigative reporter Michael Isikoff, Hubris definitively revealed then-Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage as my source that Joseph Wilson's wife, Valerie, worked for the CIA and suggested her...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 April 2006

    04/23/2006 5:05:08 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 950 replies · 16,520+ views
    Various big media television networks ^ | 23 April 2006 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, April 23rd, 2006 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Reps. Jane Harman, D-Calif., and Peter Hoekstra, R-Mich.; Leon Panetta, former chief of staff to President Clinton, and Ken Duberstein, former chief of staff to President Reagan; Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.; Dee Dee Myers, former press secretary to President Clinton, and Tony Blankley, former press secretary to House Speaker Newt Gingrich. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Retired Maj. Gen. John Batiste; John Podesta, former chief of staff to President...
  • Reagan's Second-Half Comeback

    11/02/2005 11:21:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies · 601+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 2, 2005 | KENNETH M. DUBERSTEIN
    IN the depths of the Iran-contra fallout in early 1987, President Ronald Reagan was at 37 percent approval in some polls, lower than President Bush is today. Many viewed him as not just a lame duck but a dead duck. Pundits and politicians predicted that the country would drift aimlessly for the last two years of his term. The Soviet Union would become more adventurous abroad. And a Democrat would next win the presidency. Obviously, none of those things happened. And if George W. Bush is going to change his presidential momentum, he might take a few lessons from the...
  • Announcement of Supreme Court Nominee May Be Soon

    07/18/2005 9:40:20 PM PDT · by RoyalsFan · 10 replies · 412+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 07/19/05 | Elisabeth Bumiller
    WASHINGTON, July 18 - Administration officials said on Monday night that President Bush's selection process for a Supreme Court nominee was moving far faster than they expected, a signal that there could be a candidate within the next few days. They also said that Mr. Bush's remarks on Monday morning in an East Room news conference, in which the president suggested that he would take more time to interview candidates, did not rule out a quick announcement. In that news conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India, Mr. Bush said that he was still reviewing the backgrounds of candidates...
  • 'The West Wing' Goes Right Wing

    09/19/2003 3:51:41 PM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 97 replies · 324+ views ^ | 9-19-03
    Confronting sagging ratings, the producers of The West Wing plan to take a more bipartisan approach next season, focusing in initial episodes on the character portrayed by John Goodman, a conservative speaker of the House, who takes over as the country's leader. (In the season finale, which was repeated on Wednesday, the president, portrayed by Martin Sheen, temporarily steps down during an international crisis in which his daughter is kidnapped. Speaking to reporters during a conference call on Thursday, exec producer John Wells, who is taking over from creator/writer Aaron Sorkin, said that the views of a conservative Congress will...
  • Reid, Ensign Enlist Former Reagan Chief Of Staff For Dump Fight

    03/13/2002 4:31:33 PM PST · by JennysCool · 2 replies · 197+ views
    Sen. John Ensign, Sen. Harry Reid | 3 -13 -2002 | Sen. John Ensign (R-NV); Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)
    REID AND ENSIGN ENLIST FORMER REAGAN CHIEF OF STAFF IN FIGHT AGAINST YUCCA MOUNTAIN WASHINGTON - Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign announced today that former Ronald Reagan Chief of Staff Kenneth Duberstein has joined with the Nevada delegation to fight against Yucca Mountain. The highly respected and well-connected Duberstein served as Reagan's Chief of Staff from 1988 to 1989. Duberstein started his political career as an aide to New York Senator Jacob Javits in 1965. After several years in the federal government, Duberstein joined the Reagan Administration in 1981 in the congressional liaison's office. In July of 1988, he...