From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 22, 2007

We’ve all known that Bush’s public appearances have attempted to carefully control access to “lock out” any kind of protesters. However, that just scratches the surface.

To counter any demonstrators who do get in, advance teams are told to create “rally squads” of volunteers with large hand-held signs, placards or banners with “favorable messages.” Squads should be placed in strategic locations and “at least one squad should be ‘roaming’ throughout the perimeter of the event to look for potential problems,” the manual says.

“These squads should be instructed always to look for demonstrators,” it says. “The rally squad’s task […]

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That’s right, President Bush has set new policies that would actually prevent individual states from expanding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

The Bush administration, continuing its fight to stop states from expanding the popular Children?s Health Insurance Program, has adopted new standards that would make it much more difficult for New York, California and others to extend coverage to children in middle-income families.

The Children?s Health Insurance Program has strong support from governors of both parties, including Republicans like Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Sonny Perdue of Georgia. When the Senate passed a bill […]

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God’s Warriors

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Last night, CNN debuted part one of “God’s Warriors”, a three-part series looking at people of the three Mosaic faiths (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) who feel they are God’s Warriors. Last night was Judaism, tonight (9PM) Islam, and tomorrow (also 9PM) Christianity.

Here’s an example of the “God Warrior” concept found on GodTube.And a preview from CNN.

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From the Baltimore Sun:

At National Right to Life’s conference this year, Mitt Romney set out to convince anti-abortion leaders he was their candidate. At the podium, he rattled off his qualifications. To a layman’s ears, it sounded pretty standard for abortion politics. He wants to overturn Roe v. Wade. He supports teaching only abstinence to teens.

But for those trained to hear the subtleties, Mr. Romney was acknowledging something more. He implied an opposition to the birth control pill and a willingness to join in their efforts to scale back access to contraception. There are code phrases to […]

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