December 6th, 2007

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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."

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Examining the American prison system, by the numbers.

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