2314 items by Tim Dickinson

  • "Living With War"

    "Living With War" | BLOG ENTRY

    Listen to Neil Young's new anti-Bush album Living with War. The whole thing is available as a free stream online. And you can hear it at our site later today.

    April 28, 2006 2:42 PM ET
  • "Nuestro Himno"

    "Nuestro Himno" | BLOG ENTRY

    This R&B-flavored, Spanish-language take on the national anthem (listen here) is causing quite a stink among the Michelle Malkin set. It's harmless and even musically interesting — Wyclef Jean and Pitbull show off...

    April 28, 2006 2:39 PM ET
  • Whores Galore

    Whores Galore | BLOG ENTRY

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune who's been rocking the Duke Cunningham story believes there may be as many as six other GOP congressmen who were bribed with prostitutes.

    April 28, 2006 2:31 PM ET
  • George Allen: Dixiepublican?

    George Allen: Dixiepublican? | BLOG ENTRY

    George Allen, tobacco spittin', cowboy boot-wearing senator from Virginia is among the GOP's top presidential hopefuls for 2008 — an authentic Reaganesque figure, or so it's said. But Ryan Lizza of TNR spins out a fascinating

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Your Republican Party At Work

    Your Republican Party At Work | BLOG ENTRY

    Yielding to industry interests who deemed the proposal "impossible," House Republicans have blocked a vital port security measure. The Democratic proposal would have mandated that 100% of incoming shipping containers be scanned for nuclear materials —...

    April 27, 2006 4:52 PM ET
  • Bootylicious Bribes

    Bootylicious Bribes | BLOG ENTRY

    AKA: Putting the'ho' into Duke Cunningham's ho-spitality suite. From the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Wade told investigators that Mr. Cunningham periodically phoned him to request a prostitute, and that Mr. Wade then helped to arrange for one....

    April 27, 2006 4:47 PM ET
  • End It, Don't Mend It

    End It, Don't Mend It | BLOG ENTRY

    Abolish FEMA That's the conclusion of the Senate panel that investigated the government's response to Hurricane Katrina. The bipartisan report upbraids Bush, pointedly noting that "the President did not leave his Texas ranch to return to Washington...

    April 27, 2006 4:46 PM ET
  • Still Crazy After All These Years

    Still Crazy After All These Years | BLOG ENTRY

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is upping the biblical ante, threatening the U.S. with two eyes for an eye, two teeth for a tooth: "'The Iranian nation will respond to any blow," he menaced, "with double...

    April 27, 2006 4:43 PM ET
  • Out by the New Year?

    Out by the New Year? | BLOG ENTRY

    Love him or loathe him, Democratic Senator Russ "Balls Out" Feingold is at it again, introducing an amendment that would require redeployment of U.S. troops by December 31st.

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • The Number One Book in America

    The Number One Book in America | BLOG ENTRY

    By Amazon sales rank. And it doesn't ship for another three weeks. Blogger Glenn Greenwald's instabook: How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok.

    April 26, 2006 3:06 PM ET
  • Woodcockery

    Woodcockery | BLOG ENTRY

    The battle over the prescription-only status of Plan B —the so-called "Morning After Pill" —just got a whole lot weirder. According to an internal memo released as part of ongoing litigation, the FDA's deputy commissioner —a woman...

    April 26, 2006 2:56 PM ET
  • The "Death Tax" Con

    The "Death Tax" Con | BLOG ENTRY

    Public Citizen has uncovered a decade-long$30 million stealth campaign by eighteen of the richest families in America — including the clans behind Wal Mart, Campbell's Soup, and M&M's — to repeal the estate tax. You know...

    April 26, 2006 2:54 PM ET
  • "Something of an Embarrassment"

    "Something of an Embarrassment" | BLOG ENTRY

    FoxNews host and frequent Bush critic Tony Snow has just signed on to shill for the administration.

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Rumsfeld Sued by Teens

    Rumsfeld Sued by Teens | BLOG ENTRY

    Are you among the 12 million high school students whose GPA, Social Security number and other personal information have been Hoovered up into a Pentagon recruitment database? Unhappy about it? Maybe you join this lawsuit, filed...

    April 25, 2006 3:45 PM ET
  • Thirty-Two Percent

    Thirty-Two Percent | BLOG ENTRY

    CNN puts the president's approval rating at thirty-two percent. Worse: He's got a whopping sixty-percent disapproval. Good news for Democrats: In the poll's generic matchup, fifty percent of Americans would cast their ballot for a Democratic...

    April 25, 2006 3:44 PM ET
  • Petrol Politicking

    Petrol Politicking | BLOG ENTRY

    Check out the two parties' proposed solutions to sky-high gas prices. Cutting against type, the Democrats are calling for a sixty-day federal gas-tax holiday, bringing prices down eighteen cents a gallon. Bush and the GOP want...

    April 25, 2006 3:42 PM ET
  • Free-for-All

    Free-for-All | BLOG ENTRY

    Comment away!

    April 25, 2006 3:34 PM ET
  • The New AT&T

    The New AT&T | BLOG ENTRY

    Sucks as much as the old SBC. Your friendly neighborhood blogger moved over the weekend. He was promised that his DSL line would go live this morning. And much to his surprise, it went live last night....

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Single-Source War

    Single-Source War | BLOG ENTRY

    The White House's only response to Drumheller's whistle-blowing has been that the Iraqi turncoat was a single source and therefore wasn't reliable. As Drumheller points out, this is a crock. "They certainly took information that came from single...

    April 24, 2006 4:45 PM ET
  • The Big Lie

    The Big Lie | BLOG ENTRY

    60 Minutes has blown the lid on the administration's WMD bamboozlement. There can no longer be any doubt: The march to war was a deliberate sham. The CBS report connects the dots: We knew that the CIA...

    April 24, 2006 4:42 PM ET