Monthly Archives: November 2006

The Six Options For Iraq We Haven’t Heard About

Americans bearing gifts The Iraqi newspaper Azzaman prints a curtain-raiser on tomorrow’s the Bush-Maliki meeting in Amman that makes it appear Bush will be “choosing” among a number of points on the Sunni-Iraq wish-list, and will be pressing Maliki to … finish reading The Six Options For Iraq We Haven’t Heard About

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When W Meets Science …

… science always loses. More Scientific Sleight of HandWilliam Fisher NEW YORK, Nov 24 (IPS) – Most abstinence-until-marriage education programmes in the United States — which receive about 158 million dollars annually from the Department of Health and Human Services … finish reading When W Meets Science …

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Paradise Lost

Milton Lost: Can We Regain Paradise?By Jason MillerNov 27, 2006, 06:38 [I dedicate this essay to the untold millions who suffered as a result of Milton Friedman’s creation of an intellectual bulwark for economic brutality. On 11/16/06, Friedman died of … finish reading Paradise Lost

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Doesn’t Oil Mean Swindle?

AP Analysis: Firms Crimping Oil SuppliesPublished on Sunday, November 26, 2006. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — You’d think it was Texas. Dusty roads course the scrubland toward oil tanks and warehouses. Beefy men talk oil over burritos at lunch. Like grazing … finish reading Doesn’t Oil Mean Swindle?

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What Constitutional Rights?

And they want more facts – it’s fact enough that you can be wire-tapped without warning or warrant at any time. Stop fact-finding and shut down the NSA program !! Year of bipartisan outrage on wiretaps bears little fruitEric LichtblauNew … finish reading What Constitutional Rights?

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Cold, Hard Facts, Episode XI

And we’d bet Big Dick has a hard on to do lots more in his last two years in office. Dick Cheney’s mission to expand — or ‘restore’ — the powers of the presidencyBy Charlie Savage, Globe StaffNovember 26, 2006 … finish reading Cold, Hard Facts, Episode XI

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Great – Another Guy to Worry About

Do we need another T.R.? If John McCain gets his way, you’ll have your faith in the country restored … or else!By Matt WelchNovember 26, 2006 YOU CAN READ 1,000 profiles of GOP presidential front-runner John McCain without encountering a … finish reading Great – Another Guy to Worry About

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Craven Cowards and Fools

Matt over at Today in Iraq gave us the title of this post. He is referring to the Amerikan politicians who don’t want to concede that what’s happening in Iraq is a civil war. The choice of term is moot … finish reading Craven Cowards and Fools

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Does Amerika Consist Largely of Morons?

The Association president rhetorically asks about someone putting up a sign advocating the bombing of Iraq. We wonder WTF he thinks the US is currently doing, singing lullabies for the Iraqis? Moron … Subdivision Bans Wreath With Peace SignHomeowner Defies … finish reading Does Amerika Consist Largely of Morons?

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Monday Movie Time

Curl up with the popcorn, candy, and soft drinks. But you might want a barf-bag handy. This has some graphic stuff. We believe it’s a BBC special analysing the reason the Iraq war is the least-reported war in history. Hmmm … finish reading Monday Movie Time

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The Shame of Unlawful Detention – Khaled El-Masri

A Symbol of “Extraordinary Rendition” Returns to the U.S. Tomorrow, a German man arrives at John F. Kennedy international airport. This seemingly unremarkable event is in fact a moment of personal bravery that ought to spur national contrition. Khaled El-Masri, … finish reading The Shame of Unlawful Detention – Khaled El-Masri

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Another Example of the Mealy State Mouthpiece

The MSM outdoes itself daily. They trip over each other to print the propaganda of the state. Here is a fine example of it, and a paper that could do better if it tried. But that’s the key word, isn’t … finish reading Another Example of the Mealy State Mouthpiece

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