President Bush again smeared opponents of the Iraq war last night, accusing them of “waving the white flag of surrender.” Bush counselor Dan Bartlett was asked last week to name a single person “waving the white flag” — he couldn’t do it.
“The Pentagon is revising a document that calls homosexuality a mental disorder, officials said Wednesday. Lawmakers, medical professionals and others had pressed for the change.”
94: The percentage of Americans who strongly (77%) or somewhat (17%) agree that global warming “is becoming a major threat to our country and the world.”
A class action suit is being filed against a new Medicaid law requiring 53 million recipients to prove their citizenship. “[M]any Americans — including numerous Southern blacks denied access to hospital maternity wards during segregation days” — won’t be able to provide the necessary papers.
Romania will withdraw its troops from Iraq by the end of the year. “The announcement regarding Romania’s 890 troops follows a similar move by Italy, while Japan began withdrawing its troops from the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq last week.” Read more