Politics and Elections

President Bush Radio Address Reminds Americans of Vietnam – Senator Cleland Rebuts Administration

President Bush Radio Address Reminds Americans of Vietnam – Senator Cleland Rebuts Administration

Cleland and Bush

(Best Syndication) President Bush admitted Sunday in his radio address that the war in Iraq was similar to the war in Vietnam, but cautioned against a hasty withdrawal. The President also commented on the progress being made concerning the troop surge update to be given by General Petraeus next month.

Reminiscent of the “body count” strategy during the Vietnam War the President talked about the numbers of enemy killed. “Every month since January, U.S. forces have killed or captured an average of more than 1,500 al Qaeda terrorists and other extremists,” President Bush said Sunday. He went on to talk about how we were winning the support of some of the Sunnis.

CIA Criticized For Lack Of Plan Before September 11th Attacks – George Tenet Disputes Inspector Generals Report

CIA Criticized For Lack Of Plan Before September 11th Attacks – George Tenet Disputes Inspector Generals Report

George Tenet

(Best Syndication) A newly released CIA report blames top-brass for missing the opportunity to thwart two hijackers prior to the Sept. 11 attacks. Although there was no "single point of failure nor a silver bullet" that would have stopped the attacks, the report faults some of the actions of former CIA director George Tenet.

There was a lack of sharing information between law enforcement agencies concerning two of the hijackers including their travel to the US in the summer of 2001. The report also says there was a lack of direction and plan. But Tenent fired back at the critics saying the inspector general is "flat wrong" about the lack of a plan.

Jenna Bush To Marry Assistant To Karl Rove – No Date Set For Marriage To Henry Hager

Jenna Bush To Marry Assistant To Karl Rove – No Date Set For Marriage To Henry Hager

Jenna Bush

(Best Syndication) The First Lady, Laura Bush, announced the engagement of her daughter, Jenna Bush, to Mr. Henry Hager, son of Mrs. John H. Hager of Richmond, Virginia. Although no wedding date has been set, the pair became engaged on Wednesday, August 15, 2007.

The 25 year old Jenna is currently teaching at a shelter several days a week as part of an internship for UNICEF's Educational Policy Department in Latin America, specifically in Panama.

She began marketing a personal life-story book proposal with Robert B. Barnett, a Washington attorney. In March, Harper Collins announced they will publish the book and it is set to release this fall. She is also writing a children’s book with her mother.

Carl Rove Leaves Bush Administration – The Divider And Architect – Leaves Under A Cloud of Accusations And Subpoenas

Carl Rove Leaves Bush Administration – The Divider And Architect – Leaves Under A Cloud of Accusations And Subpoenas

Bush and Rove Monday

(Best Syndication) Longtime friend and confidant of President Bush, Karl Rove, is stepping down from the Bush administration at the end of this month. In a very emotional news conference on the Whitehouse lawn the President said “We've been friends for a long time, and we're still going to be friends. I would call Karl Rove a dear friend.”

President Bush has called Karl the “architect” of his administration and was instrumental in his elections as governor of Texas and as President. “I've seen a man of far-sighted courage put America on a war footing and protect us against a brutal enemy in a dangerous conflict that will shape this new century,” Rove said today at the news conference.

Mitt Romney Wins Iowa Straw Poll

Mitt Romney Wins Iowa Straw Poll

Mitt Romney

(Best Syndication) Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is riding high Sunday after winning the Iowa Straw Poll taken on Saturday capturing 31.5 percent of the vote. Obviously Romney wants to win the nomination, and believes this I an important first step. He said right after the poll, “Fundamentally, you have to win Iowa if you want to win the presidency."

Although the front runners, ex-mayor of New York Rudolph Giuliani, and Arizona Senator John McCain did not want to spend the money and effort to be included in the Iowa Straw Poll, Romney considers this a big win. It is just 5 months before the Nations first nominating contest, the Iowa caucus.

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