War Bill. In a rare moment of courting the press, Vice President Cheney blasted Congress yesterday for offering up a war-spending bill that includes timetables for withdrawal.
Lies? During whithering testimony, the family of Army Ranger Pat Tillman accused the Pentagon and the Bush administration of lying about the circumstances of the former football star's death in Afghanistan.
Paging Mr. Rove. Special Counsel Scott Bloch announced yesterday that he is creating a task force to investigate the U.S. attorney allegations that White House or Justice Department broke the Hatch Act by involving its employees in partisan politics.
Terror War. A prisoner held at Gitmo since 2002 was charged with murder.
“What really set him apart, was that he wrote about everything, absolutely everything. Because everything interested him. He wrote about the Vietnam War, Bobby Kennedy, the Blazers, the media, the Japanese car industry, the 1949 pennant race, Bill Walton, the 1960s civil rights movement, Michael Jordan, 1950s popular culture, Bobby Knight, the 9/11 firefighters, the Korean War, the 1964 World Series … about the only thing he missed was Madonna.” - Jim Capel, ESPN