Justice Staff Saw Texas Districting As Illegal: "the redistricting plan illegally diluted black and Hispanic voting power"


Independent Online Edition > Environment: "The findings, published in the journal Nature, fit computer predictions of what would happen when Greenland glaciers begin to melt because of global warming."
The Bush Beat: December 2005 Archives: "The word 'clear' popped up so many times in Bush's speech that I thought I was listening to the keynote speaker at a Scientology convention. "
Drugmakers Win Exemption in House Budget-Cutting Bill: "As part of a House budget bill that reduces spending on Medicaid prescription drugs, pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. and other businesses secured a provision ensuring that their mental health drugs continue to fetch top price at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars to the states."


Zeroing Out the Messenger: "'legislator of the year' by the National Hydropower Association"
U.S. Military Covertly Pays to Run Stories in Iraqi Press - Los Angeles Times: Making Iraq more like the US in every way.


White House Briefing  News on President George W Bush and the Bush Administration: "the question of whether taxpayers should be funding presidential events to which the public is never welcome."
Beacon Journal | 11/28/2005 | Ohio charter schools will go on trial: "And while justices are required to weigh issues of legality, questions have been raised about their own stake in the case.
The majority has benefited from the political fund-raising efforts of Akron businessman David Brennan, who founded the state's biggest charter-school management company.
His firm, White Hat Learning Systems, will receive more than $100 million of the state dollars flowing to charters this year.
Since 1990, Brennan has acted as a key Ohio Republican Party fund-raiser and helped establish and fund political action committees aimed at electing Republicans to the courts.
State Sen. Teresa Fedor, D-Toledo, a critic of charter schools, last week called on the six Republican justices to withdraw from the case because of Brennan's campaign influence -- nearly $130,000 in contributions since 1992." > News > Politics > Randy 'Duke' Cunningham -- Cunningham pleads guilty to conspiring to take bribes, income tax evasion There's plenty good money to be made supplying the army with tools of the trade.


World Opinion Roundup -- Jefferson Morley's Review of Opinions and Commentary on News Around the World - Bush's Brother and the Fugitive Russian Tycoon
It sounds like the pitch for a Hollywood comedy.
A Journey That Ended in Anguish - Los Angeles Times: "Westhusing struggled with the idea that monetary values could outweigh moral ones in war. This, [the psychologist] said, was a flaw. 'Despite his intelligence, his ability to grasp the idea that profit is an important goal for people working in the private sector was surprisingly limited,' wrote Lt. Col. Lisa Breitenbach."


'Corruption Scheme': "Corruption Scheme"