Tester and Baucus Do The Right Thing


I’m very pleased to see that Senators Baucus and Tester will vote against the confirmation of Judge Michael Mukasey as the next Attorney General. his refusal to directly answer a question with an obvious answer: that water boarding is torture and the United States should not do it, makes him unqualified to serve as the nation’s top law enforcement official.

Of course, now come the real test. Will the Democrats (other than Schmuer and Feinstein, of course) have the courage to stand up against the Republicans and block this nomination?

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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