PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"The Bush administration in recent days has been lobbying to block legislation supported by Republican senators that would bar the U.S. military from engaging in 'cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment' of detainees, from hiding prisoners from the Red Cross, and from using interrogation methods not authorized by a new Army field manual."
-WashingtonPost.com

Editorial on more tired excuses coming from the White House (courtesy Operative X.)

Senator Specter threatens extreme measures to secure a vote on his stem cell bill.

Administration refuses to turn over Iraq abuse evidence.

SOME NEWS:
* Whoops. Man shot on the London Underground Friday wasn't connected to the bombings.
* Insurgents in Iraq are growing stronger and more experienced.
* News analysis: will the falling dollar lead to a financial collapse?
* Prosecutor examining testimony by Rove and Libby.
* Post editorial on a witch hunt underway by Republicans in Congress to intimidate scientists.
* Most people support nominee Roberts, but want to hear more from him. David Broder talks about Roberts' sheltered life.
* And time to dump more money into missile defense.
* The judge takes an interesting step to turn the tables in the big tobacco case.
* Recent terrorist attacks bring back the questions of privacy vs. security.
* Hmmm. DeLay's been getting less financial support from his cohorts these days.
* Sarah Vowell on the Minutemen militias.
* Local politicians disagree over the meaning of "pro-life."
* Congress weighs in on the Moon and Mars.
* The true story of a BATF agent undercover in the Mongols biker gang.
* 'We are all Borf in the end.'

Stephen Hunter on Christopher Walken.

Courtesy rackletang, it's the worst headline ever.
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