PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"Some Europeans are clearly suspicious that Bush is already gearing up to attack Iran. And when Bush passionately denied that yesterday -- but then immediately said he couldn't rule anything out, either -- the audience at the European Union's headquarters literally laughed out loud."
-Dan Froomkin, WashingtonPost.com (Bonus: LiveOnline transcript.)

Good read: Ted Rall on bloggers, asking who's watching the watchdogs?

SOME NEWS:
* 'At the National Security Council's request, the White House excised a full chapter on Iraq's economy from last week's Economic Report of the President.'
* 'The Pentagon is promoting a global counterterrorism plan that would allow Special Operations forces to enter a foreign country to conduct military operations without explicit concurrence from the U.S. ambassador there.'
* Jim Hoagland praises gains made by Iraqi women.
* Supreme Court rules against racial segregation in prison.
* Arlen Specter isn't backing down.
* NYTimes consumer report on heartburn relief.
* In Russia, a pop-culture revival for the KGB.
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