PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The State Department called the human rights records of key Arab allies poor or problematic on Wednesday, citing flawed elections and torture of prisoners in Egypt, beatings, arbitrary arrest and a lack of religious freedom in Saudi Arabia, and floggings as punishment for adultery or drug abuse in the United Arab Emirates. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visited all three of those nations last month, calling each a strategic partner or stalwart ally that wields regional influence or helps in such areas as anti-terror investigations."

Rumsfeld says the media is exaggerating the death toll in Iraq. Riiight.

Andrew Cohen on how things might have gone on 9/11.

Dick Meyer on the lack of real reform on the Hill.

* Bush tries to pass the buck on New Orleans. Meanwhile, experts warn that the new levees are inadequate.
* Two teens arrested for Alabama church fires.
* Slowly, Africa begins to care for children with AIDS.
* Conservative forum tears into Bush.
* Democrats debate data mining.
* DeLay wins his republican primary.
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* Author discusses gay and lesbian issues as part of the broader struggle for civil rights.

Tony Blair found religion? Conspiracy theorists, start your engines.

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