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06 December 2007 @ 01:44 pm
Ting! "The 18-word clause eliminates the money to pay for political appointees in each federal agency whose jobs are to approve any new regulations. By cutting the money for the positions, Congress would effectively repeal President George W. Bush's 11-month old initiative."

Tom Shales on the new HBO documentary on Darfur.

Good read: "Most of the time we pretend it’s not there: the staggering financial cost of the war in Iraq, which continues to soar, unchecked, like a rocket headed toward the moon and beyond."

* Andrew Cohen on the Supreme Court's return to classic issues.
* Good read: Joe Klein on the President's Iranian affair. Also, BAGnewsNotes on the President's body language.
* The administration vs. habeas at Guantanamo.
* In unsurprising news, OPEC likes higher oil prices.
* "The once-bustling streets of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, are now eerily empty."
* Democrats in Congress face an uprising over fiscal discipline.
* Joe Klein on Romney's speech.
* The Fact Checker takes on the NAFTA Superhighway.

Examining the American prison system, by the numbers.

Direct to DVD this March - Stargate SG-1: The Ark of Truth.

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