• U.S. Military deaths in Iraq surpass 2,000
• Harriett Miers withdraws nomination to U.S. Supreme Court after Republican legislators turn up the heat and the religious right turns it’s back on Bush.
• Scooter Libby is indicted on five counts of lying and obstruction of justice in the leaking of CIA operative Valerie Plame’s name to the press.
• Karl Rove isn’t free and clear yet. He remains under investigation.
“I’ve earned capital, and I intend to spend it.” — President George W. Bush following his November 2004 re-election.
Hey, Mr. President, how’s that working out for you?
“The freedom to share one’s insights and judgments verbally or in writing is, just like the freedom to think, a sacred and inviolable human right that, as a universal human right, is above all the rights of princes.” — Carl Friedrich Bahrdt, German author/theologian, 1787