PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"If it was up to me, I would close Guantanamo. Not tomorrow, but this afternoon. I'd close it. And I would not let any of those people go. I would simply move them to the United States and put them into our federal legal system. The concern was, well then they'll have access to lawyers, then they'll have access to writs of habeas corpus. So what? Let them. Isn't that what our system is all about?"
-Colin Powell

"Can we address the gap between rich and poor?"

Good read: addressing the administration's legal woes.

CAN'T TRUST THAT DAY:
* "Something is wrong with an election process that oozes across time and space to envelop our entire political culture. The campaigning has become unmoored from the crucial event of voting." -Joel Achenbach
* Using satellite images to document atrocities.
* Ugh. More judges chosen because of political affiliation.
* "...The scorecard for the Bush administration, four years after it began promoting democracy as the key to the United States' long-term security, shows it striking out, according to analysts and activists who originally endorsed the president's efforts."
* Pushing for a no-confidence vote on Gonzales.
* "Google Inc.'s privacy practices are the worst among the Internet's top destinations."
* Details on Sin City 2 and 3.
* "[Sopranos writer] Chase is possibly the only man in America who could get away with such a thing, and maybe he shouldn't."

"It is ironic that every time we vote on this legislation, all of a sudden there is a major scientific discovery that basically says, 'You don't have to do stem cell research.'"
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