PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"A useful approach may be to start planning, not for the best but for the worst. Congress and the administration should begin thinking about potential catastrophes in Iraq - and about how to protect the core national interests of the United States and its allies."

Republicans block the debate on Iraq. NYTimes analysis says that it's a betrayal of the voters (good read.)

Whoah. "China's military is reportedly harvesting organs from prison inmates, mostly Falungong practitioners."

The diary of an Iraqi librarian.

WED-NEWS-DAY:
* "Who in their right mind would send 363 tons of cash into a war zone? But that's exactly what our government did." Dana Milbank has a different take on things.
* The military wants more civilian help in Iraq. Uh, yeah, let me get back to you on that.
* Zimbabwe descends into chaos.
* Anne Applebaum with solutions for global warming.
* How Bush raises taxes.
* Pentagon to name military command for Africa.
* Robin D. Laws has the news on the ground in New Orleans.
* A wrinkle-free, velcro-enabled Army.
* Haggard update: he's totally straight! Honest! (Courtesy demigoth.)
* Ford brings back the Taurus. Sort of.
* Is Spielberg having second thoughts about the Dreamworks deal?

Gene Weingarten on the future of news.

Welcome to America, 2007: our evolving surveillance society.

BAGnewNotes on corporate robbery, unmasked.
Tags: 2007, news
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