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Scenes from a Debate Drinking Game

Scenes from a Debate Drinking Game

It wasn’t supposed to be that bad. I mean, I knew there were risks involved, but I had no idea just how bad it could be. Worse, I got my hopes up, thinking I might get off easy. No such luck. Let me explain. A national pastime since George W. Bush’s 3rd State of the…

Bush Asks Congress for $770 Million in Emergency Food Aid

Bush Asks Congress for $770 Million in Emergency Food Aid

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2008 (ENS) – On Tuesday the United Nations Executive Board called for donations of $775 million in emergency funds to feed the 100 million of hungry people worldwide who are victims of skyrocketing food prices. On Thursday, President George W. Bush asked Congress to approve nearly that same amount to support…