PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Compassionate conservatism? "Conservatives who supported President Bush's reelection have joined liberal groups in expressing outrage over his administration's broad use of anti-terrorism laws to reject asylum for thousands of people seeking refuge from religious, ethnic and political persecution."

Five years later, and Guantanamo remains problematic.

BAGnewsNotes on "the new way forward."

CAN'T TRUST THAT DAY:
* This just in New York stinks.
* Meet the new head of Central Command. Will the war last years more? And Wesley Clark on the dangers of a surge.
* Bush to nominate Khalilzad to be the envoy to the UN.
* Rich Lowry on the Democrats' full court press.
* John Edwards, the YouTube candidate.
* Will Paxil help hypochondriacs?
* The National Society of Film Critics names its movie of the year.
* Laurie Berkner remains the queen of kiddie music.

"The Rehnquist story deserves a third airing today if only to illustrate the ugly double standards that excuse extreme drug use by the powerful, especially if their connection is a prescribing doctor, and condemns to draconian prison terms the guy who purchases his drugs on the street."
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