News and Opinion for Democrats Against Bush -- Part I a
Republicans Lie About Democratic Opposition
PT. I a - HOME PAGE
PT. I a - CONTENTS
--- BUSH-HATERS?
GEORGE BUSH
--- No Mandate!
--- Basic Dishonesty
--- Documented Lies
------ And More Lies
------ on Education
------ on Small Bus.
------ On Medicare
--- Limited Worldview
--- Arrogance
--- Ignorance
--- Real Agendas
--- Anti-Choice Dogma
--- 20 Questions
THE RADICAL RIGHT
------ Relig. Oppos'n
--- John Ashcroft
--- Dick Cheney
--- Spreading AIDS
--- 10 Commandments
--- Far-Right Terrorists
WAR AGAINST WOMEN
--- Global Gag Rule
THE RADICAL RIGHT . . is ANTI-REPUBLICAN
........says a Republican
--- Conservative Revolt
CONSERVATIVE BIAS in the MEDIA
------ Fox Network
--- Liberals Fight Back
--- Now, Liberal Radio
------ Al F. vs. Rush L.
------ Timing Is Ripe
BUSH ADMINISTRAT'N
--- 50 Lies of Admin.
------ Pt. 1. Strategy
------ Pt. 2. Language
------ Pt. 3. Targets
------ Pt. 4. Programs
--- Inflexibility
--- Secretiveness
------ EPA and FDA
--- Orwellian Aspects
--- Demoniz'g Oppon'ts
--- Silencing Democrats
--- Corporate Influence
--- Not Protect'g Public
------ Few Regulations
--- Destroying Medicare
--- Attacking Unions
--- Bad Fiscal Policy
------ Deficit Lies
--- Looting the Future
--- Iraq Policies
------ "Fog Machine"
--- Radio Free Europe
--- Wilson Leak
------ Swept Under Rug
--- "Compassionate"??
BUSH ADMINISTRATION is ANTI- STATES' RIGHTS
--- Environment
--- Church vs. State
--- Gay Marriage
--- Predatory Lenders
BUSH ADMIN. vs. SCIENCE
DEPT. of AGRICULTURE
-- Mad Cow Disease
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
--- Illegally Influenced
FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION
--- Corruption in FDA
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
--- Anti States' Rights
------ Assisted Suicide
------ Death Penalty
--- Overriding Judges
-- Now, Secret Trials
FEDERAL BUREAU of INVESTIGATION
--- Surveillance
--- vs. Bush Opponents
BUSH AND THE COURTS
--- Judge Choice Crucial
------ Judicial Nominees
------ Republican Lies
--- Ashcroft Interferes
--- Expand DNA Dbase?
2004 CAMPAIGN
--- Financing Tricks
--- Corruption in Cong.
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"Democrats say they are using Senate rules to block nominees who they believe are ideologically extreme, noting that 98 percent of Bush's nominees have been confirmed and that 68 of Democratic former President Bill Clinton's nominees were never even voted on because of Republican delaying tactics."

-- Karen MacPherson, Post-Gazette National Bureau

New York Times

A Manufactured Crisis on Judges
November 10, 2003
 
The complete article may be purchased from the New York Times archives at-- http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0D11FB3A5D0C738DDDA80994DB404482
 
Excerpt--
 
Conservative activists have been demanding that Senate Republicans do more to push through the Bush administration's most extreme judicial nominees. So the Republican leadership is planning a 30-hour talk marathon later this week to protest the Democrats' blocking of a handful of candidates. To up the public-relations quotient, there may be calls for votes on three controversial female nominees. Lost amid the grandstanding about a "crisis" in judicial nominations are the facts: 168 Bush nominees have been confirmed and only four rejected, a far better percentage than for President Bill Clinton. ...

If all the facts came out, the public would see that the real problems are caused by the Bush administration, Senate Republicans and the hard-driving conservative activists who, when it comes to judicial nominations, are pulling the strings. ...

The complete article may be purchased at-- http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/10/opinion/10MON2.html

PostGazette.com (Pittsburgh)
 
They could have danced all night; they talked instead
Thursday, November 13, 2003

By Karen MacPherson, Post-Gazette National Bureau

To see the complete article, click on-- http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/03317/239407.stm           [This link was found on the Post-Gazette website through a Google search on 3/18/04]

Excerpt--

WASHINGTON -- With coffee and cots on hand, the Senate last night launched an all-night showdown over whether to permit votes on four of President Bush's judicial nominees that have been blocked by the Democrats. ...

The focus of the debate is the Democrats' decision to filibuster four federal appeals court nominees: Alabama Attorney General William Pryor, Texas Judge Priscilla Owen, Mississippi Judge Charles Pickering and lawyer Miguel Estrada, who has since withdrawn his nomination. ...

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/pp/03317/239407.stm


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