It’s the Oil
Iraq is ‘unwinnable’, a ‘quagmire’, a ‘fiasco’: so goes the received opinion. But there is good reason to think that, from the Bush-Cheney perspective, it is none of these things. Indeed, the US may be ‘stuck’ precisely where Bush et al want it to be, which is why...
The Military Commissions Act. Warrantless wiretapping. Shredding of Habeas Corpus. Torture. Extraordinary Rendition. Secret Prisons.
I have decided to place a "hold" on the latest FISA bill that would have included amnesty for telecommunications companies that enabled the...
Well, him and his friends:
Document uncovers details of a planned coup in the USA in 1933 by right-wing American businessmen.
The coup was aimed at toppling President Franklin D Roosevelt with the help of half-a-million war veterans. The plotters, who were alleged to involve some of the most...
Wonder if other Repubs might follow suit. What does Bush do if more Republicans join? Does he get all crazy dictator? Or finally realize his failure? Guess we'll see. Maybe it might become Iran time.
Saturday June 23, 2007 07:47 EST
Everyone we fight in Iraq is now "al-Qaida"
Josh Marshall publishes an e-mail from a reader who identifies what is one of the most astonishing instances of mindless, pro-government...
15-year-old performs surgery in India
By MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press WriterThu Jun 21, 1:24 PM ET
The 15-year-old son of two doctors successfully performed a filmed Caesarean section birth under his parents' watch in...
Texas crowd kills man after car hit girl
By LIZ AUSTIN PETERSON, Associated Press Writer2 hours, 25 minutes ago
An angry crowd beat a man to death after a vehicle he was riding in struck and injured a young girl, police said Wednesday.
Police believe 2,000 to 3,000 people were in the area...
I know that NAFTA sort of screwed up stuff and now we give some of our energy resources to the states, but how much of it, and how does it effect our prices? If we stopped exporting our energy resources, would we see a significant drop in costs within Canada (for heat, oil, etc)? Do we need to...
Both held without bail. So to all you kiddies out there, Selling Mix CDs can get you into Serious Trouble. Now some of you people are gonna be like who the what? are these...
Mexican police gas leftist lawmakers, protesters
By Oliver EllrodtMon Aug 14, 9:31 PM ET
Mexican riot police fired tear gas and used clubs to drive back leftist legislators and supporters protesting outside Congress on Monday in...
Democracy at its finest!
So easy, its scary. Basically allows whoevers in charge to steal the election. I believe its how Bush won in 2004, defying all of the exit polls. Straight up cheating.
Former soldier charged in rape, Iraq deaths
Case involves murder of sexually assaulted woman, 3 relatives
The Associated Press
Updated: 3:49 a.m. ET July 4, 2006
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When U.S. military officials found the bodies of four Iraqis inside a burned house near Mahmoudiya in March...
July 4, 2006
C.I.A. Closes Unit Focused on Capture of bin Laden
By MARK MAZZETTI
WASHINGTON, July 3 — The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants, intelligence officials confirmed Monday...
And who thinks that adopting an American style health system will be better?
Canadians healthier than Americans: study
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent
Tue May 30, 4:32 PM ET
Despite complaints about...
here's some superficial gossip- a rundown of the Howard Stern interview yesterday
Actor Wilmer Valderrama Visits. 03/27/06. 7:35am
After the break Howard had the guys bring in actor Wilmer Valderrama. Howard said that this guy is getting more pussy than anyone out there. He asked if he...
Record Set for Hottest Temperature on Earth: 3.6 Billion Degrees in Lab
LiveScience Staff Writer
LiveScience.comWed Mar 8, 5:00 PM ET
Scientists have produced superheated gas exceeding temperatures of 2 billion degrees Kelvin, or 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit.
This is hotter than...