This Can't Be Happening
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A Tiny Revolution
William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
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Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit
Below, how the GWOT has affected US relations with: Thailand; the Philippines; Egypt; El Salvador; and, Pakistan.
Under a proposal being reviewed by Congress, a National Applications Office (NAO) will be established to coordinate how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and domestic law enforcement and rescue agencies use imagery and communications intelligence picked up by U.S. spy satellites.
Bill Kristol, neocon wunderkind, is now a â€œconservativeâ€ voice over at the New York Times. Paul Mulshine, writing for NJ.com, gets it right. â€œKristol is in fact a neoconservative,â€ he declares, although this is also a misrepresentation, as there is no room for the word â€œconservativeâ€ in â€œneoconservatism.â€
One of the paragraphs in the manifesto read; â€œWe shall try to say no single word which should appeal to one group rather than to another. All, equally, are in peril, and, if the peril is understood, there is hope that they may collectively avert it.â€
Then I saw the story in question. It couldn't have been considered very important by WSJ editors, because it was buried on an inside page. But it sure jumped out to me. The headline asked: Who Bought the Magna Carta?
The chief reason this does not shock us is that the same could be said, and was said, of each of the previous six years. It's been quite a millennium so far for Washington, D.C.
With 40 percent of Iowaâ€™s Republican caucus voters expected to come from the ranks of conservative Christians, peace activists occupied Mike Huckabeeâ€™s campaign headquarters in Iowaâ€™s capital city today with signs asking the former Baptist minister, â€œWho Would Jesus Bomb?â€
The answer was, â€œSure!â€ The next morning two Mohawks, one from Kahnawake and another from Kanehsatake, met up with two other Mohawks from Akwesasne in Upstate New York for the long drive in the pick up truck to the big Apple.