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  • Rushed legislation will subvert popular labor, media rules ( Activism Alert)

    12/10/2003 12:52:50 PM PST · by NorCoGOP · 4 replies · 148+ views
    Kentucky Kernel (U. Kentucky) ^ | 12/9/03 | Jon Blevins
    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- President Bush and the GOP leadership are suddenly pushing through Congress the biggest spending bill in history, the $820 billion "Omnibus" bill. In this bill are two hidden clauses that reverse important victories on which the voices of millions of Americans were heard: Protecting overtime pay and stopping media consolidation. You see, the Republicans have this thing about speeding bills through so people cannot have the time to digest what is in them. They did it in Colorado and Texas and were successful at it so they keep doing it. People should know the truth about the...
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...