LFR WEEKLY HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
[[[THE COMEBACK KID]]]
He has a new movie out and a mouthful of hard-hitting rhetoric. The left is clamoring for the mother of all comeback, the much-rumored presidential candidacy of Al Gore. This cover story in the June New York Magazine details the why and the how on Gore's possible emergence from the political wilderness.
[[[DOES SEN. CLINTON HAVE SECRET PLAN FOR WAR IN IRAQ?]]]
The answer seems to be no, according to the story in the New York Observer. Could all the Gore for President talk be stemming from Hillary's propensity for hemming and hawwing like Gore, circa 2000?
[[[ONE STEP CLOSER TO A POLICE STATE]]]
Illegal immigration is the new gay marriage. Is there more to Bush's border plan? Joshua Holland at the Alternet believes the administration's contempt for the little-known Posse Comitatus Act, which forbides the domestic use of the military, may be used at the Mexican border as a precedent for controlling Americans in the future.
[[[THE HAYDEN CHARADE]]]
Gen. Michael Hayden, Bush's nominee to the CIA, is supposed to be so bad, but why wasn't he grilled by members of Congress for many poor decisions and possible illegal programs while at the helm of the NSA?