• Israeli officials said the current Lebanon offensive will last for weeks, and ground forces have not been ruled out. The Israeli death toll is 24, the Lebanese is at 200+. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel to the Middle East "to try to resolve the crisis," according to administration officials, but there's no word as to when. [WP, NYT]

  • The key to escalating or defusing the conflict may rest with Syrian President Bashar Assad -- a "diplomatic neophyte," and the subject of President Bush's on-mic strategizing at the G8 summit. [W$J]

  • President Bush says he will use his very first veto on any bill providing federal funding for stem cell research. [WP, Roll Call]

  • A live microphone at a dinner at the G8 summit picked up and broadcast President Bush discussing policy, swearing, and interacting with other world leaders. [WP, NYT]

  • Senator Lindsay Graham, a former military lawyer, is fighting the Bush administration on detainee rights and court-martials. [NYT]

  • Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) faces a three-way Democratic primary. McKinney, who hit a Capitol Police officer with a cell phone four months ago, is expected to win handily. [The Hill]

  • The House of Representatives approved a treaty to protect polar bears. [AP]

How often would you like to donate?

Select an amount (USD)


©2018 by Commie Girl Industries, Inc