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18 August 2007 @ 01:32 pm
"Despite no mention of victims, bodies or American targets, a jury speedily convicted Jose Padilla." -Andrew Cohen (Bonus: editorial)

FISA court orders the administration to respond to an ACLU challenge over warrantless surveillance.

* Meanwhile, the Sudan ignores sanctions against it.
* Our soldiers are routinely medically discharged, without disability or retirement benefits,
if it turns out they have genetic diseases.
* Falluja fears its uncertain future.
* The Explainer on how the Fed actually dumps money into the economy.
* Modernizing our embassies abroad has proven to be problematic, thanks to incompetence and corruption.
* Amnesty International officially supports women having access to abortions.
* Hope you don't need a passport or a visa any time soon.
* Houston oil trader (and Republican backer) pleads guilty in the oil-for-food scandal.
* Hastert's retirement is another blow for the House's Republican leadership.
* Trying to piece together Fred Thompson's policy positions. OK, we do know some things.
* Daily Show to actually have reports from Iraq.

Can we save the world's coral reefs?

Vox populi: Wikiscanner and the CIA.
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rshackleford: disgRUNTledrshackleford on August 18th, 2007 05:50 pm (UTC)
"What color is the sky in their world?" said Rep. Steven LaTourette, R-Ohio. "I can't believe they're proposing a rule where they want to charge you the same amount and in return you're virtually guaranteed to get worse service."

Well, yeah. Hasn't he been paying attention?

Also, RFID chips. Bleh.
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on August 18th, 2007 08:30 pm (UTC)