PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"The Interior Department's program to collect billions of dollars annually from oil and gas companies that drill on federal lands is troubled by mismanagement, ethical lapses and fears of retaliation against whistle-blowers."

Good read: the credit card world, by the numbers.

Nice. The State Dept. told Blackwater not to reveal information to Congress without the administration's approval.

SOME NEWS:
* "What is wrong with this picture: Two-thirds of the country oppose the Iraq war, but Democrats again are proving unable to achieve their promised 'new direction,' and President Bush is certain to keep the maximum possible number of U.S. forces in Iraq for the remainder of his presidency... Iraq is making the Vietnam quagmire look like a sandbox."
* Oh, those pesky human rights.
* Dealing with the threat of terrorism in a nuclear world.
* Around the world in seven questions with John Bolton.
* Words of change from France?
* Fundamentalist cult leader Warren Jeffs found guilty.
* One small town deals with its laws against illegal immigrants.
* The district attorney from Jena speaks out on the charges.
* "Why is the GOP scared of black voters?"
* 'Burlesque revival: more nerdy than sexy?'
* How about Afro Samurai, the movie?

Huh. NPR turns down an interview with President Bush. More from Mr. Froomkin.

Grr. "...The extra content is here to stay. The snipes - not to be confused with bugs, those network logos that pop up in screen corners during shows - are important enough to the beleaguered television industry that the networks plan to tolerate the backlash.

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