PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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On this day in 1986, the Iran-Contra affair broke as President Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to Nicaraguan rebels.

Click here to donate food to the poor. And if you're no football fan, consider picking the Ravens or the Bengals. (Courtesy Sekhmet.)

Must-read: Paul Krugman on how you can't be nice about the administration, and the 'uncivil war' they are waging.

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