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57% of Americans Feel Iraq War Makes Us Less Safe, New Poll Says

@ 11:39 AM (115 months, 10 days ago)

So much for the Bush mantra that 'We're fighting them over there, so we don't have to fight them here!'

A new USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll shows that a whopping 57% of Americans feel the war in Iraq has made us less safe, and more vulnerable to terrorism.

Did Roberts Support Abortion Clinic Violence?

@ 11:32 AM (115 months, 10 days ago)

A new ad by NARAL Pro-Choice America raises the question of whether Supreme Court Nominee John G. Roberts supported violence at abortion clinics.

The controversy stems from a case he argued during his years as an assistant to the U.S. Solicitor General in the Bush 41 administration. He argued, successfully, that a federal civil rights law should not be used to prevent anti-abortion protesters from blocking access to women's clinics.