Cheney Released from Hospital – Washington Times

By ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney left a Washington hospital on Wednesday following a heart attack he suffered earlier in the week. Spokesman Peter Long said Cheney was discharged from George Washington University Hospital and feeling good. “He will resume his normal schedule shortly,” Long said of Cheney, who has […]

John Murtha: Requiem for a Corruptocrat

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We’re not supposed to speak ill of the dead. But those whom the deceased viciously smeared deserve to be defended.

CIA bomber’s wife says war must go on against US – AP

he Turkish wife of a Jordanian doctor who killed seven CIA employees in a suicide attack in Afghanistan says her husband was outraged over the treatment of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib prison and the U.S.-led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. Defne Bayrak, the wife of bomber Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi, said in an interview with […]

Conn. Sen. Chris Dodd to retire? – AP

Democratic officials tell The Associated Press that Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd won’t seek re-election this fall. The five-term Democrat is expected to make an announcement Wednesday. The officials who disclosed his plans would speak only on condition of anonymity ahead of the announcement. Dodd is facing troubling poll numbers and his popularity has dropped since […]