PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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Turns out the Red Cross warned the US about prison abuses as early as last summer. Also, how the prisoner abuse issue can be traced right back to Rumsfeld's desk. Plus, looking at Abu Ghraib through the lens of the Stamford prison experiment.

And while everyone's distracted about the prisoner abuse thing, let's get more money to pour into Iraq.

FDA blocks over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill.

Ted Rall receives death threats over political cartoon. (The cartoon in question, which I admit is pretty ass-y.) (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)

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Turns out the Red Cross warned the US about prison abuses <a href="http://www.iht.com/articles/518673.html">as early</a> as last summer. Also, how the prisoner abuse issue can be <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A5840-2004May5.html">traced</a> right back to Rumsfeld's desk. Plus, looking at Abu Ghraib through the lens of the <a href="http://nytimes.com/2004/05/06/international/middleeast/06PSYC.html">Stamford prison experiment</a>.

And while everyone's distracted about the prisoner abuse thing, let's get <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A5641-2004May5.html">more money</a> to pour into Iraq.

FDA <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A6766-2004May6.html">blocks</a> over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill.

Ted Rall receives <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2004/05/05/national1752EDT0723.DTL">death threats</a> over political cartoon. (The <a href="http://images.ucomics.com/comics/trall/2004/trall040503.gif">cartoon</a> in question, which I admit is pretty ass-y.) (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)

<lj-cut text="More news...">MORE NEWS:
* FAA official went to great lengths to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/06/national/06CND-TAPE.html">destroy tape</a> of 9/11 traffic controllers.
* Turns out Israel spent money to build <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A4569-2004May5.html">illegal</a> settlements.
* Greenspan has a warning about the effects of deficits on <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A6338-2004May6.html">long-term stability</a>.
* Maureen Dowd, on the administration's <a href=""http://nytimes.com/2004/05/06/opinion/06DOWD.html>unconcerned</a> attitude.
* Thomas Friedman, on <a href="http://nytimes.com/2004/05/06/opinion/06FRIE.html">salvaging Iraq</a> by eating crow.
* Walter Cronkite to host a show on... <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A6004-2004May6.html">MTV</a>.
* But will all this <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A4373-2004May5.html">advertising</a> sully the good pure name of 'baseball'?
* MGM isn't sure how new <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/06/movies/06CHRI.html">Christian comedy</a> will be received. But hey, the gays loved it.</lj-cut>

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