Cheney's Secret Powers
Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall February 18, 2006 02:06 AM: "Having admitted unparalleled corruption, defendant Randall H. Cunningham now comes before the Court to be sentenced for his stunning betrayal of the public trust."


Quick Rise for Purveyors of Propaganda in Iraq - New York Times
Congressman Dennis Kucinich Kucinich Introduces Resolution Demanding Documents On PR Contracts Used To ‘Sell’ The War


Los Angeles Times: Army Accepting More Recruits With Criminal, Drug Histories: "Last year, almost 1 in 6 Army recruits had a problem in their background that would have disqualified them from military service. In order to accept them, the Army granted special exceptions, known as recruiting waivers....[T]he largest increase was among recruits with a history of either criminal conduct or drug and alcohol problems."

No waiver allowing them to get student loans, though.
Misunderstanding Muslims - The Boston Globe: "One of the major disconnects in the present conflict is the way in which European and American analysis obsesses with the apparently anarchic outbursts of violence in the ''Arab street' without taking in how brutally violent the post-9/11 ''coalition' assault has been, not only physically but psychologically.

Mobs throw stones through the windows of European consulate offices, and the legion of CNN watchers recoils with horror. Meanwhile, unmanned drones fly across stretches of desert to drop loads of fire on the heads of subsistence farmers in their villages; children die, but CNN is not there."
CollegeHumor Picture: "Ten Ways Dick Cheney Can Kill You"
Putfile - MontyPython TwitOlympics
U.S. and Israelis Are Said to Talk of Hamas Ouster - New York Times Democracy not OK.


FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!: "That’s the nonsensical thing to me about the FCC’s indecency laws. You can throw around the n-word along with any other racial slur you can think of, and talk about how you want to go around raping and killing people and you’ll never get a fine. But if you say, “I’ve got to take a piss” they can fine you $27,500."
Extracting Plutonium from Nuclear Reactor Spent Fuel: "While some supporters of a U.S. reprocessing program believe it would help solve the nuclear waste problem, reprocessing would not reduce the need for storage and disposal of radioactive waste. Worse, reprocessing would make it easier for terrorists to acquire nuclear weapons materials, and for nations to develop nuclear weapons programs. " - News - Charges Filed Against Coin Dealer In Corruption Scandal: "Noe Indicted On 53 Counts"
Telegraph | News | US prepares military blitz against Iran's nuclear sites Bush War II
AP Wire | 02/12/2006 | Observers: Ohio lobbying laws hard to enforce, full of loopholes
Report: U.S. Is Abusing Captives - Los Angeles Times: "in some cases, constitutes torture."
TV On The Fritz: The Effectiveness Thing "We are ruled by bunglers. Every major venture by the Bush adminstration, from the occupation in Iraq to the Medicare drug program, has turned into an epic saga of incompetence."


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Blinded by blood lust while attempting to kill a harmless six-ounce bird, Vice-President Dick Cheney shot a 78-year old man in the face. The man was wearing a flourescent orange hunting vest when Cheney shot him.
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