PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"Shortly before Attorney General Alberto Gonzales advised President Bush last year on whether to shut down a Justice Department inquiry regarding the administration's warrantless domestic eavesdropping program, Gonzales learned that his own conduct would likely be a focus of the investigation, according to government records and interviews. Bush personally intervened to sideline the Justice Department probe in April 2006 by taking the unusual step of denying investigators the security clearances necessary for their work."

"In a bipartisan confrontation with the White House over executive branch secrecy, the House ignored a stern veto threat and overwhelmingly passed a package of open-government bills yesterday that would roll back administration efforts to shield its workings from public view."

TOP NEWS:
* The state of the neocons, and as an added bonus, their thoughts on the Crusades.
* Examining the administration's statements on attorney-gate.
* "Defense lawyers and media organizations are objecting to what they say is a government effort to bar the public from the upcoming trial of two pro-Israel lobbyists charged with violating U.S. espionage laws."
* Senator Clinton fumbles on the subject of homosexuality. Big time.
* Exxon reconsiders its future in Venezuela.
* Finding quieter ways to sell movies to the audience.
* "Disney has acquired rights to the graphic novel The Surrogates."

"Out in space [at the end of the solar system] there is this crazy thing spinning end to end that is as big as Pluto."
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