"Iraq Bars Journalists from Attending Sessions of Parliament
The Iraqi government has banned journalists from attending sessions of parliament. A spokesperson for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said that the decision was designed to make sure people speak with one voice to the media."
"So what will Bush announce in the coming weeks? Who knows? But whatever the decision is, it's critical that the president look decider-y."
* marcy winograd (thnx cp):
"Yes, Jane Harman has experience. Exactly the kind of experience that disqualifies her for the job as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee. For Harman, access to power, to the inner sanctum of Bush and Cheney, trumped oversight. Nancy Pelosi is right to pass over Democrats who colluded with the Bush administration to jeopardize our national security, tarnish our world image, and undermine our constitutional rights. We need leaders we can trust. It's a matter of life and death."