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Still waiting on those budget cuts

President Bush’s budget is due out on February 7. A few of his promised cuts to halve the deficit have been surfacing as trial balloons, including:

Medicare benefits Housing and community programs Hubble Telescope Repair

But still no word on eliminating the ONDCP, the DEA, much of the Federal Prison (and prosecution) costs, the wasteful […]

US Backs Away from Afghan Arial Spraying

In yesterday’s LA Times

Deferring to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the Bush administration has backed off its plans to use aerial spraying to destroy Afghanistan’s poppy crop, at least for the time being, administration officials and lawmakers said.

Instead, the United States will help develop alternative livelihoods for poor farmers, build up the police and […]

Governor Frank Murkowski, idiot

..has nothing better to do than try to mess with the constitutional right of privacy of Alaskan citizens. In yesterday’s Anchorage Daily News:

Gov. Frank Murkowski on Friday asked the Legislature to overrule a court ruling that adult Alaskans have the right to possess marijuana for personal use in their homes.

Murkowski introduced a bill […]