PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"After four years of fighting in Iraq, and two weeks of trying to force senators to debate the conflict, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yesterday wheeled out the ultimate weapon. He ordered his colleagues to work on Saturday. To the average American, this would be an inconvenience. To a senator, a Saturday vote is a hardship reserved for national crises such as impeachment or Terri Schiavo."

Dick Polman has more from a Republican memo on the debate.

"Did the Bush Administration miss a major opportunity in the spring of 2003 to engage Iran and stabilize the Middle East?"

"It seems almost inconceivable: The White House actually invites the press corps to hold it accountable - but when the time comes, and a key benchmark is missed, the press is silent. And yet that's exactly what has happened."

FRIDAY NEWS:
* "A federal judge ruled yesterday that the police must stop the routine videotaping of people at public gatherings unless there is an indication that unlawful activity may occur."
* On the ground in Iraq: welcome to Baquba.
* What a lack of oversight buys you: "About $10 billion has been squandered by the U.S. government on Iraq reconstruction aid."
* Afghanistan remains the forgotten war.
* Wow. Psycho Congressman warns our money might one day say "In Muhammad We Trust." (Courtesy professorbooty.)
* Howard Kurtz talks with Michelle Malkin.
* A new wave of residents leave the ruins of New Orleans behind.
* Giuliani on Iraq.
* Bush finally cracks a tough list.
* The Explainer on why bombs have serial numbers.
* Doubts emerge over quantum computers.

The Explainer on how much the Boston Mooninite scare really cost.

"Real American heroes! Except sciency, and Canadian." (Courtesy pictsy.)
Tags: 2007, mooninite, news, quotes, two-fisted tales
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