PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Pentagon officials undercut the intelligence community in the run-up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq by insisting in briefings to the White House that there was a clear relationship between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda, the Defense Department's inspector general said Friday."

* Walter Cronkite discusses how the media's profit margin is a threat to national freedom. Good read.
* The confession of a contract interrogator, and why we need to address the topic now.
* Why India isn't a superpower.
* What's hidden in Bush's budget?
* On politicians and supporting the troops.
* Metro changes its mind about increasing fares.
* Michael Wilbon on an NBA star coming out of the closet.

Today's headline: 'Doomsday' vault design unveiled
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