ref=opinion Conservative media in deep over false fishing ban. Let's see the military for what it is: a blunt instrument of force. What Shakespeare wrote 400 years ago remains true: when wars start, havoc is unleashed, and the dogs of war run wild -- in our case, not just the professional but the "mercenary" dogs of war, those private contractors to the Pentagon that thrive on the rich spoils of modern warfare in distant lands.Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh have spread the story that President Obama 'wants to ban sport fishing.' Though limits are possibly being considered, no such prohibition has been ordered. It's time to recognize that we rely ever more massively to prosecute our wars on companies that profit ever more handsomely the longer they last. Lefties just don't have the same feeling about America as the hard right does. and more Americans are deciding that the cost to our nation is too great if we fail to uphold the Constitution and the principles that it embodies. Former Democratic Candidate Says Crimes Of Current Administration Worse Than Nixon's liberals call for inquiry of Bush.American citizens are united in the belief that the President is not above the law. House committee is asked to investigate White House for possible abuse of power.Dannehy, to continue the investigation, directing her to give him a preliminary report on the status of the case in 60 days. The community organizers at ACORN were deeply committed to expanding our democracy to include people whose interests and needs otherwise get short shrift.
are conservatives saying about the Gulf oil disaster? The hidden-camera tapes of ACORN employees supposedly advising conservative activists disguised as a pimp and prostitute on the best ways to launder their money were, it turns out, heavily edited, as Rachel Maddow documented Tuesday night. Jerry Brown cites the advocacy group's objectionable behavior but says it does not warrant legal action by authorities.As Maddow notes, conservatives James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles were not, in fact, in costume during their interviews with ACORN employees. James O'Keefe, Co-Defendants Expected To Plead Guilty To Lesser Charges In Landrieu Break-In. The video that unleashed a firestorm of criticism on the activist group ACORN was a "heavily edited" splice job that only made it appear as though the organization's workers were advising a pimp and prostitute on how to get a mortgage, sources said yesterday. Legally, do those agitating for impeachment have a case? "I can't think of anything the Bush administration has done right except bring those of us who are here today together." Politically, would pursuing impeachment be wise at this point? BE SURE TO READ PAGE TWO Impeachment on their minds. Nan Stearns of Amherst said she came with a group she founded, Women Making a Difference, or WMD. AID=/20080220/NEWS01/802200328/1037/NEWS04 Washington senate resolution calling for Bush's impeachment advances.