January 19, 2004

No Extension for 9/11 Commission. George Bush and House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert both oppose granting more time to the 9/11 Independent Commission. Kristen Breitweiser: "We've had it. It is such a slap in the face of the families of victims. They are dishonoring the dead with their irresponsible behavior." The Commission's deadline remains May 27. ... Dick Cheney and Antonin Scalia duck hunting together? And only three weeks after the Supreme Court agreed to take up Cheney's appeal in lawsuits over his handling of the Bush administration's energy task force? Move along, no appearance of conflict to see here. And there certainly were no conflicts while the Court was dealing with the 2000 election results. ... More on Paul O'Neill: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. ... Uggabugga loves diagrams.

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