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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Lobbyist Abramoff gets 70 months

Meanwhile, things continue to really suck for the Republican Party.

From BBC News:

Disgraced former US lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been jailed for nearly six years for conspiracy and fraud. Abramoff — who had close links to top Republicans — had pleaded guilty to the charges... An ongoing federal inquiry is said to be focusing on his dealings with up to 20 politicians in Congress.


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