Insanely Useful Websites For Getting Information From the Government

3 07 2007

The following sites and resources are “insanely useful Web sites” for government transparency. They provide a broad range of information available to track government and legislative information, campaign contributions and the role of money in politics.

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How To : Turbocharge Your Terminal

3 07 2007

Life Hacker : While the command line isn’t the most intuitive place to work, terminal lovers know it can be the most productive point of entry into your system – if you’ve got it configured well.

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The End of the GOP

3 07 2007

Having sacrificed everything – their devotion to less government, their traditionally prudent temperament, their general distrust of power – in order to follow the neocons off the Iraqi cliff, the ostensibly “conservative” wing of the Republican Party faces an electoral catastrophe.Since 9/11, conservatism has reverted to European-style absolutism.

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Bush Close to Being Criminaly Charged

3 07 2007

Sen. Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says that a contempt charge is not out of the question if the White House refuses to turn over subpoenaed documents.

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BREAKING: Bush Commutes Scooter Libby’s Prison Sentence

3 07 2007

WASHINGTON – President Bush spared former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby from a 2 1/2-year prison term on Monday, issuing an order that commutes his sentence

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“No president has experienced such a sustained rejection by the public.”

3 07 2007

The last president mired under 50 percent so long was Harry S. Truman. Even Richard M. Nixon did not fall below 50 percent until April 1973, 16 months before he resigned.

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