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The Decider

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set as

C&L Book Club Update

C&L Book Club Update I'm thinking we'll start either next Saturday or Sunday-late afternoon. What do you think? The first choice is the Robert

Mike's Blog Round Up

The Daily Background: Thousands march against war...thousands more expected to turn out for May 1 boycott actions Talk To Action: Episcopal newspaper


Jane has a great article up about Ned Lamont which covers an assortment of topics. He doesn't take money from lobbyists which is a huge plus while Hol

NFL Draft Open Thread

I love what the NY "football" Giants have done so far. Ernie Acorsi always trades in the draft and picks another defensive end who was not t

Is This The Good News?

"Sectarian violence has forced about 100,000 families across Iraq to flee their homes, a top Iraqi official said. At least 17 people, including a

You Are Fabulous

I want to thank the kindness from the many C&L readers that came through for Arthur Silber. Read his heartfelt response to your generosity. Arthu

This Is Not "Hot Air"

Check out the video of the preacher who uses a few F-bombs in his sermon. I don't think he uses the yellow pages either. The call-ins are hysterical.

New Book

"Sweet Jesus, I hate Bill O'Reilly," is a new book by that website. I just received a copy, but haven't had a chance to read it yet. I'm sti

Bolten Gets Called Out

Did the reporter watch "The Colbert Report," before she asked John Bolton these questions? Bolton certainly didn't like it. [media id=1504