Saturday | 11/21/2006 | Tiny town could be Waterloo for vote machines: "Randy Wooten, owner of Randy's Karaoke Bar out on Highway 14 and one of three mayoral candidates, received no votes. Not even his own.

''He voted for himself. I watched him,'' said Roxanne Wooten, the candidate's wife. ''I was standing right behind him. And then I voted for him,'' she told me Monday."


Analysis: Ballots favored Dems: "The results showed that the undervoted ballots skewed Democratic in all of those races, even in the three races in which the county as a whole went Republican."


O.J. sewer leads right to Murdoch - Los Angeles Times: "It is one of history's inexplicable perversities that this avaricious antipodean has been welcomed into this country while honest Mexican workingmen are walled out."
Big Win for Free Speech for Bloggers/Web Posters in Court
CJR Daily: CNN Goes Full-Court Press Over a Non-Story: "Rangel isn't really calling for a draft, nor does he seem to think it would have much of a chance of passing anyway. Instead, he's trying to use the atmospherics of television and the 24-hour news cycle to get the country talking about service and class, despite the fact that journalists like Zahn insist on missing the point"


Pressure at OSHA to alter warning -
TomDispatch - Tomgram: Robert Lipsyte, How the Republicans Lost the Garage
- -: "You ought to praise him, for Christ’s sake."
- -: "some in Ohio wonder why the former coin dealer's political backers were not on trial as well"
The New Yorker : fact : content: "The White House’s concern was not that the Democrats would cut off funds for the war in Iraq but that future legislation would prohibit it from financing operations targeted at overthrowing or destabilizing the Iranian government"


U.S. Contractor Fired On Iraqi Vehicles for Sport, Suit Alleges - Page 1 when they're killed or kidnapped. Page 20, and web-indexed only as "business news," when they're doing the killing.