Saturday

Why does Johnny come marching homeless? - Yahoo! News

Why does Johnny come marching homeless? - Yahoo! News: "War changes people"

A conversation with Dennis Kucinich | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/04/2008

A conversation with Dennis Kucinich | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/04/2008: "In October of 2002 the Democrats counseled in a telephone conference with our leaders in which we were told that the election of 2006 was about three things: Iraq, Iraq and Iraq. The ads attacking Republicans were replete with references to the war and the Democrats sensed from the polls indicating a shift in public opinion against the war, campaigned against the war, elected House and Senate because of the war, and yet it wasn't one month after that victory was achieved because of the war that the Democrats gathered in a conference and declared that has a party we were going to continue to fund the war."

Monday

IRAQ: Awoken to a New Danger

IRAQ: Awoken to a New Danger: "'The armed groups called 'Awakening' are now the only powerful players in many Sunni areas in Baghdad, and so they show their power the way others did,' Qussay al-Tai'i, a lawyer from Saydiya town southwest of Baghdad told IPS. 'It seems that violence has become routine procedure for American soldiers, Iraqi security men and now the so-called Awakening fighters.'"

WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: What do you no longer believe? What do you now believe?

WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: What do you no longer believe? What do you now believe?: "What makes the 2007 sea-ice collapse so unnerving is that it happened too soon. The ensemble averages of our most sophisticated climate model predictions, put forth in the IPCC AR4 report and various other model intercomparison studies, don't predict a downwards lurch of that magnitude for another fifty years"