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North Carolinians not happy with Bush war policy

April 6, 2006 - Bush is coming to North Carolina to pump up support for the war effort. But the polls show that residents of North Carolina -- which bills itself "the most military friendly state in the country" -- are increasingly disillusioned with his foreign policy.

Cindy, Iraq and the Political Fallout

August 18, 2005 - To the chagrin of the Bush Administration - and to the discomfort of Democrats who don't have a clear stand - Cindy Sheehan's encampment in Texas is still drawing huge numbers, getting big media coverage and stirring national controversy about the Iraq war. The Drudge Report is back to blaring, all-caps headlines attacking Sheehan - always a clear sign that the right-wing establishment feels they are in deep crisis mode and losing the war for public opinion. The New York Times filed a revealing piece today about changing public sentiment, and Sheehan's role:

Walter Jones Update

May 17, 2005 - Check out Pam Spaulding on the illustrious North Carolina congressman Walter "Freedom Fries" Jones and his latest caper (he wants to "restrict access" to -- i.e. ban -- children's books that mention homosexuality).