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daily link  Tuesday, May 18, 2004

It's Time To Blog

Yesterday we posted to the trial typepad blog for the state party.  Each county has a link and we are now trying to organize things.  The home site can be viewed here .

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Editorial: Bush Taking the Lead on Broadband. In case you missed it, the Washington Times editorial board yesterday applauded President Bush for, “taking the lead to guarantee that America keeps its edge in the information economy.” This week, the President announced specific new measures to inspire American... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Jobs Questions? Here Are the Answers.. David Malpass, chief global economist for Bear Stearns, provides a helpful Q&A on the jobs forecast for 2004 in National Review Online today. Recent data points to a strengthening labor market as employers added 288,000 new jobs in April. In... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Straight Talk on the War on Terror. Yesterday, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani delivered remarks to the Council on Foreign Relations that are well worth reading in full. His topic: the war on terror -- and why it's so important for America stay the course until terrorist groups of... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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President Bush Provides Update on Iraq. In his weekly radio address to nation this morning, President Bush discussed the ongoing work in Iraq to bring terrorists to justice, especially those responsible for the murder of Nicholas Berg, and the work by the U.S. military and an... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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daily link  Wednesday, April 07, 2004

What has gone right in Iraq. Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby today takes on naysayers of Operation Iraqi Freedom in a must-read piece about progress on the ground in Iraq. As an example of unreported good news, Jacoby cites a recent U.N. announcement that the tens... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Tax Burden History Lesson. Writing in today’s Washington Times, syndicated columnist Bruce Bartlett provides a history lesson on the distribution of the federal tax burden. New data confirms that the President’s tax cuts have shifted a larger share of the individual income taxes paid... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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daily link  Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Bush 'aware' of al-Qaeda threats. The 9/11 inquiry hears top politicians say President Bush recognised al-Qaeda's threat to the US and acted on it. [BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition]

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'One nation' - but under what?. Should the words "Under God" be in the Pledge of Allegiance? [Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories]

And here is another perspective .

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9/11: For the Record. National Security Adviser Dr. Condoleezza Rice penned a must-read op-ed for today’s Washington Post in which she reaffirms the President’s commitment to fighting terrorism – which predates 9/11 and even the President’s first days in office. Dr. Rice provides a... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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daily link  Friday, March 19, 2004

Bush Hails Returning Troops on Eve of Iraq Anniversary. President Bush told veterans of the Iraq campaign that their valor and sacrifice had made the Middle East, and the world, safer. By David Stout. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

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Scalia Angrily Defends His Duck Hunt With Cheney. Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court today bluntly rejected demands that he step aside in a case involving the vice president. By Steve Twomey. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

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Poll: Iraqis Optimistic About the Future. ABC News and other international news organizations recently completed a survey of Iraqis one year after the beginning of the war that contains a number of interesting findings. Overwhelmingly, Iraqis are optimistic about the future and believe their lives are... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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daily link  Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Police 'identify' Madrid bombers. Spanish police have identified six Moroccans they believe to have carried out the Madrid bombings, reports say. [BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition]

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Survey finds hope in occupied Iraq. Most Iraqis are happier than they were before the US-led invasion, a nationwide opinion poll suggests. [BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition]

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A Genuine 'Education President'. Nationally syndicated columnist George Will this morning looks at the President’s leadership in making accountability the centerpiece of education reform. The No Child Left Behind Act, passed by Congress with historic bipartisan support, is now under siege from Democrats claiming... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Kerry's $900 Billion Tax Increase. John Kerry has promised at least $900 billion in spending in his first one hundred days -- and that's just his health care plan. He's also promising middle class tax cuts. And he claims he can cut the deficit in... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Greenspan: Employment Will Increase, Trade Barriers Not Answer to Job Loss. In congressional testimony this morning, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "employment will begin to increase more quickly before long," and that the policies of economic isolation being proposed by Democrats, “would make matters worse rather than better." "As... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Important School Choice Vote

WHAT: Opportunity for public comment before the State Board of Education again votes on whether to support school choice.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

WHERE: Montpelier Room, Capital Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, 100 State Street, Montpelier.

more ...

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Yeah, raise taxes, that's the ticket !

Take a look at the Wall Street Journal's editorial about the real "fiscally conservative" Howard Dean here.

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France Moves Toward Forgiving Some of Iraq's Huge Debt. The offer, a day after the announcement of Saddam Hussein's capture, was a conciliatory gesture to Washington as much as it was a helping hand to Baghdad. By Craig S. Smith. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

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Dean's Speech on Iraq Brings Rebuttals From Rivals. Howard Dean declared that Saddam Hussein's capture "has not made America safer," provoking new attacks from rivals. By Jodi Wilgoren and Randal C. Archibold. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

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daily link  Friday, November 28, 2003

The Governor Addresses Educational Issues.

Read Governor Douglas's speech to the VSA and VSBA here.

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How The Medicare Drug Bill Helps Beneficiaries

Congress has finally passed legislation to add a long overdue drug benefit to Medicare.  The legislation is far from perfect, but it will clearly provide much-needed relief to millions of people, especially those most in need.  Read more about this legislation at AARP's site here.

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Opinion: Bush the Statesman. Ralph Peters, writing in today’s New York Post, offers a powerful look at George W. Bush’s track record as our 43rd President – and the facts more than support his thesis that our President is a leader of vision and... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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daily link  Saturday, November 22, 2003

In England, President Bush Rises to the Occasion. In an editorial this morning, Scripps Howard News Service looks at the President’s state visit to England and finds that once again, President Bush has “risen admirably to the occasion.” President Bush's state visit to Britain is not turning out... [Bush-Cheney '04 Blog]

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Three Dissenting MA Justices

There is excellent commentary in the dissenting opinions of three MA Justices who voted against the high courts ruling. Read it here.

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