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Posted on: Dec 10, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Gore said that if we fail to address the climate crisis, there is a chance that the North Polar ice cap will have vanished.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Whitehouse wanted to show the public "what the Bush administration does behind our backs when they think no one is looking."

Posted on: Dec 6, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Bush now says he continued to warn of "World War III" and a "nuclear holocaust" because nobody told him to stop.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: The National Review suggests Huckabee's inability to afford "teams of advisers" and develop "carefully-thought-out policy positions" are to blame.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Michael Guest was the first openly gay man confirmed by U.S. Senate to serve as a U.S. Ambassador.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: John Ashcroft was met with shouting dissenters and shrouded protesters at Cornell University.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: "No, that's not the way it worked," said Card.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Mike Huckabee's religious zealotry has potentially serious consequences.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Ashcroft apparently believes that torture should be allowed as long as it doesn't kill him.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: The senator has "other opportunities" he plans to pursue, the official said, without elaborating.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Apparently, there is some negotiability in Bush's demands for human freedom.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

President Bush delivers a thanksgiving threat to fire 150,000 civilians at military bases unless the Democrats remove a timetable from the Iraq War funding bill.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Gonzales' first stop on a nationwide college speaking tour got off to a very rocky start, as he had to endure shouts of "criminal" and "liar" throughout his speech.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Bonds' biggest mistake? Breaking a record and maybe not looking enough like Scooter Libby.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: Evidently this is Newsweek's idea of "balancing out" Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: High professional standards were once a threat to the Gonzales-led DoJ. Hopefully, that tide is turning.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Faiz Shakir: The testimony of Lt. Col. Stuart Couch posed such a threat to the administration that they've prevented him from speaking to Congress

Posted on: Nov 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: With his anemic presidency on the rocks, Bush has resorted to battling with bloggers and war protesters for relevance.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: While Cheney’s office says it did not see the flag, it has yet to condemn the club for hanging the divisive symbol of hate.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: While the White House claimed to be taking disciplinary action, John Philbin was nearly put in charge of press for National Intelligence.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Rush Limbaugh also mocks Graeme Frost by obnoxiously imitating his voice.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Retired Vice Admiral Scott Redd also acknowledged that the Iraq War is a "giant recruiting tool" for terrorists.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Yet again Michelle Malkin leads a campaign to destroy the reputation of an innocent family just because they support SCHIP.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Gore is revealing the far right’s vast disinformation campaign against global warming and he is succeeding.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Michelle Malkin showed up at his family's home and business. A co-worker told her they were "struggling" but Malkin refused to believe it.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Fox News looks at the melting ice caps as an opportunity to compete with other countries over oil reserves.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: For all the Senators who rushed to make political hay over an empty resolution, the spotlight is on them.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: Bush has never put himself in harm's way but he has no problem trivializing the lives of those who do.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2007, Source: ThinkProgress

Constructed with slave labor, Baghdad will host one of the "largest and costliest" embassies in the world.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: The Washington Post reports that Gen. Petraeus has altered the latest National Intelligence Estimate to downplay the level of violence in Iraq.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Faiz Shakir: FBI director Mueller's notes indicate Ashcroft "was in no condition" to see visitors, much less decide whether to authorize the program.

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: The Progress Report

A new revelation from Alberto Gonzales' former deputy reveals an attempt at an outrageous attempt to get a bedridden John Ashcroft to extend Bush's unwarranted domestic spying program

Posted on: Mar 27, 2007, Source: Center for American Progress

Journalists seem to have forgotten that they are supposed to be watchdogs -- not cheerleaders of government corruption.

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