Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: News Releases: "Grand Canyon National Park is not permitted to give an official estimate of the geologic age of its principal feature, due to pressure from Bush administration appointees" Just in case there was any doubt of the quality of US leadership.
Military Times Polls: "Barely one-third of service members approve of the way the president is handling the war, according to the 2006 Military Times Poll."


Many soldiers say troop surge a bad idea - Yahoo! News: "In dozens of interviews with soldiers of the Army's 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment as they patrolled the streets of eastern Baghdad, many said the Iraqi capital is embroiled in civil warfare between majority Shiite Muslims and Sunni Arabs that no number of American troops can stop"


CounterPunch: "America's Best Political Newsletter": "Unlike George W. Bush, Ford was of humane temper and could mostly hold in check his bloodthirsty counselors"
Emirates narrowing dollar reserves - Yahoo! News: "the implications of a cash-rich friend of Washington selling off its dollars is a sign that central banks elsewhere may be looking to cut losses from a dollar widely expected to slip further in 2007"