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Na Na Na...Na Na Na...Bob Ney...Good Bye

On the heels of learning that he may be charged with bribery for selling votes for campaign cash, Rep. Bob Ney is going to visit the troops in Iraq for a week.

Do you think he'll come back? More at Chillicothe Gazette.

Setting her sights, er, lower...

The Houston Chronicle reports that Cindy Sheehan, mother of Casey Sheehan who was slain in Iraq, plans to shift her focus from President Bush's Crawford ranch to Congress. The mother, who has held a vigil outside the ranch for the past several weeks, will lead a bus tour from Crawford to the White House on Thursday.

And her first stop along the way might be embattled Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay's district office.

Ever Wonder How DeLay's Doing...in Pennsylvania?

Bennett Roth of the Houston Chronicle has your answer.

"It just seems like you think they are going to do something and then they don't do it," Gordal, 79, said as she finished an early dinner at the High Street Diner in Pottstown, an hour outside of Philadelphia.

Hypocrisy

John Podesta says exactly what I've been thinking, on American Progress's new blog, ThinkProgress.org, about last night's ink-stained fingers.

Military service: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Tom DeLay issued a statement criticizing some colleges and universities from not allowing military recruiters on campus. DeLay said:

"Such policies are obnoxious in times of peace, but they are simply intolerable in times of war, and the equal access of our military recruiters to federally funded colleges and universities must be protected."

The Hubris!

Tom "The Hammer" DeLay, commenting on the opportunities for the Republicans this Congress in the Financial Times: