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  • Cranky Carl to Kilmeade: 'I Hoped This Would Be Interview of Me, Not You'

    06/27/2006 9:00:34 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 46 replies · 2,139+ views
    Fox & Friends/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein June 27, 2006 Come on, Carl. The Tigers are in first place. GM announced some good news this morning. The sun is gonna shine again. Why so cranky? The senior Democratic senator from Michigan had some very testy exchanges with Fox & Friends' Brian Kilmeade this morning. The topic was possible troop reductions in Iraq. Levin has been leading the Dem charge in alleging that the Bush administration is orchestrating the drawdowns with an eye on the November elections. At one point, the give-and-take went like this Brian: "Judging by conditions on the ground, do you think...
  • Bush talks troop reductions

    01/04/2006 3:05:40 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 9 replies · 336+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 5 January 2006 | Laurent Lozano
    US President George W. Bush overnight praised Iraqi forces as making great strides in providing security for the country, which he said will allow Washington to achieve its stated goal of scaling back US forces there in the coming year. "In 2006, we expect Iraqis will take more and more control of the battle space. And as they do so, we will need fewer US troops to conduct combat operations around that country," Mr Bush said. "The mission is to continue to hand over more and more territory and more and more responsibility to Iraqi forces," the President said after...