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Sunday, December 31, 2006

I was hoping we wouldn't reach this point...

but we're here and it's still 2006. I am worried about the new year - I hope that things will get better but don't have any cofidence that it will happen.

3000 soldiers dead

Thursday, December 07, 2006

I am still here

No, I haven't disappeared totally.  I have been playing around over on Vox.  
Come on over and see My New Vox Crow Blog

Monday, December 04, 2006

One less bastard to deal with...

 Bolton's out, thank goodness.

WASHINGTON - Unable to win Senate confirmation, U.N. Ambassador John Bolton will step down when his temporary appointment expires within weeks, the White House said Monday.

Bolton's nomination has languished in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for more than a year, blocked by Democrats and several Republicans. Sen. Lincoln Chafee (news, bio, voting record), a moderate Republican who lost in the midterm elections Nov. 7 that swept Democrats to power in both houses of Congress, was adamantly opposed to Bolton.

Critics have questioned Bolton's brusque style and whether he could be an effective public servant who could help bring reform to the U.N.

President Bush, in a statement, said he was "deeply disappointed that a handful of United States senators prevented Ambassador Bolton from receiving the up or down vote he deserved in the Senate."