McManus, John F., The New American
Former Vice Presidential Candidate Admits Error In Voting For Iraq War
"I was wrong. Had I known this at the time, I never would have voted for the war."
Joining numerous other Democrats who voted for the war and then reversed themselves, former North Carolina Senator and John Kerry's 2004 running mate John Edwards seems to be setting the stage for his own run for the presidency in 2008.
Being a Civil Rights Advocate in China Can Be Dangerous
"People across this country are awakening to their rights and seizing on the promise of the law. But you cannot be a rights lawyer in this country without becoming a rights case yourself."
Already suspended from practicing law, and aware that his Beijing law firm has been shut down, Gao Zhisheng nevertheless encourages Chinese citizens to challenge the government's "barbaric behavior" regarding basic rights.
Both Legal and Illegal Immigration Soaring
"The 35.2 million immigrants living in the country in March 2005 is the highest number ever recorded--2.5 times the 13.5 million during the peak of the last great immigration wave in 1910."
Commenting on his organization's report, Research Director Steven Camorata of the Center for Immigration Studies urges the federal government to work harder to expel the more than 10 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
Comedian Makes Sense While Trying to Be Funny
"According to a new report, not all immigrants from Mexico move here for work. Well, duh. If they were looking for American jobs they would be sneaking into India. …