PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The number of Americans being secretly wiretapped or having their financial and other records reviewed by the government has continued to increase as officials aggressively use powers approved after the Sept. 11 attacks. But the number of terrorism prosecutions ending up in court - one measure of the effectiveness of such sleuthing - has continued to decline, in some cases precipitously."

Black men are nearly 12 times as likely to be imprisoned for drug convictions as adult white men.

* The Pentagon drops charges against al-Qahtani, the alleged '20th hijacker.'
* In pictures: rescue workers hunt for survivors in the aftermath of the China earthquake.
* "McCain's 7 Steps to Beating Obama"
* Andrew Cohen, on McCain's party line message on the Justice Dept.
* Good read: the post-America world.
* The failure of Clinton's candidacy as a replay of the impeachment crisis.
* Hagee apologizes to the Catholic Church, but not New Orleans.
* Christopher Hitchens on the future of Israel.

'The sunken medieval village exposed by a Spanish drought'

ABC will only have two new shows in the fall: one a remake from the BBC, another a reality show. On the other hand, they are stealing Scrubs.

Tags: 2008, news, tv, welcome to america

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