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Month: June 2006

June 19, 2006
The Trailer Trash at Fox News

There's an old, mean-spirited joke that tornados represent divine retribution against trailer parks. If so, then Fox News is in danger of losing members of its key demographic, according to Fox News host and political contributor Cal Thomas. Appearing on Fox New Watch this weekend, Thomas had this to say about the turmoil at rival […]

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June 16, 2006
Contest: What Does "GOP" Stand For?

With the November mid-term elections rapidly approaching, Democrats are trying to counter the perception, fostered by the Republican media machine, that their party doesn't stand for anything. But what does the GOP stand for? That's for you to answer in the Perrspectives "What Does GOP Stand For?" Contest. The contest is simple. Tell us what […]

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June 15, 2006
Bush's Amazing Gracelessness

In the Bible, Jesus cured the blind. In a bizarre White House Rose Garden press conference yesterday, President Bush chose to taunt them instead. During a rambling session with reporters following his Baghdad pop-in, Bush chided Los Angeles Times reporter Peter Wallsten for wearing sunglasses during the press conference: THE PRESIDENT: Are you going to […]

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June 9, 2006
Ann Coulter and Conservatism's Continuum of Hate

On the House floor Thursday, Democratic Congressman Rahm Emmanuel threw down the gauntlet and challenged his GOP colleagues to repudiate the bilious words of Ann Coulter. But as should be clear by now, they simply can't. Whether the issue concerns gay Americans, 9/11, abortion, judicial appointments or political corruption, a seamless continuum of hate runs […]

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June 9, 2006
Delay's Parting Shots

June 8th will be remembered as a good day for freedom loving peoples everywhere. In Iraq, the brutal terrorist and Al Qaeda mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed in a U.S. air strike. And in Washington, the indicted former House Majority leader and K Street mastermind Tom Delay bid adieu to Congress. But while Zarqawi […]

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June 6, 2006
Purple Heartwarming Stories

The flood of revelations about the alleged U.S. war crime and cover-up at Haditha has understandably clouded the image of America's fighting men and women. Two recent but underreported stories will help restore your faith in the goodness and humanity of our troops. Just before Memorial Day, Staff Sgt. Phillip Trackey gave his Purple Heart […]

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June 6, 2006
666: Armageddon, Iran and Bush Foreign Policy

June 6, 2006 (6/6/06) is the 62nd anniversary of D-Day, one of the most glorious - and bloody days - in American military history. But as the American Prospect reports, for evangelical leaders close to President Bush such as Texas Pastor John Hagee, the number 666 has another important meaning for the future of the […]

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June 3, 2006
Laura Bush and the ABC's of AIDS

On Friday, President Bush sent the only remaining popular member of his White House team to address the UN General Assembly meeting on HIV/AIDS. Just days after a UN study reported progress in slowing the spread of AIDS, a smiling First Lady Laura Bush demonstrated why her husband's United States may still be the biggest […]

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June 1, 2006
Reagan and Bush in the Age of AIDS

PBS this week aired "The Age of AIDS," perhaps the most powerful and devastating documentary on American television in years. The two part, four-hour special featured interviews and history from six continents and over a dozen countries detailing the path, the politics and the pain of 25 years of the AIDS pandemic. Perhaps the most […]

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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