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Henry Waxman
hillnews.com

Waxman: A Thorn in Bush’s Side

Rep. Henry Waxman (Truthdig’s own congressman) spent his years in the minority generating headlines for his investigations into abuses of power and corruption.  Now that the Dems have taken over, he will have some teeth to sink into the Bush administration’s excesses.

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msnbc.com

Civil War Escalates With Shootings and Immolation

Following the Thanksgiving massacre that left hundreds dead, violence has escalated in Iraq, including an attack on six Sunnis who were burned alive near a group of Iraqi soldiers.  The soldiers did not intervene.  Elsewhere, 21 Shiite men were executed in front of their relatives after they had been dragged from their homes.  All told, at least 87 people died on Friday.

Posted on Nov 25, 2006 READ MORE


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cns.miis.edu

From the People Who Brought You the Iraq War

Analysts are abuzz over a potential U.S. airstrike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.  Although the certainty of such an attack has grown hazier with a new Congress and a new defense secretary, a number of Bush loyalists have already indicated their desire to deal militarily with Iran’s nuclear program.

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Christian Coalition Leader Quits in Doctrine Row

The Florida pastor tapped to lead the Christian Coalition has resigned because he was not able to get the organization to focus on anything aside from abortion and gay marriage.

  • He wanted to focus on things like poverty and the environment, “issues that Jesus would want us to care about,” the pastor said.

  • Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Lowell Wood
    Rolling Stone

    Can Dr. Evil Save the World?

    The Pentagon’s favored weaponeer, above, has a proposal to stop global warming—without burning less oil, and for a tiny fraction of the cost of mainstream proposals. And it’s so crazy it just might work. It also might destroy the planet in the process. Interested? Read on ...

    Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Egypt Erupts After Minister Criticizes Veil

    Muslim conservatives are calling for the ouster of Egypt’s culture minister after he told an interviewer that the practice of women wearing veils is a regressive act.

    Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Iraq out of control
    CNN

    CNN: Iraq ‘Out of Control’

    That’s the headline on CNN’s main page in the wake of the deadliest coordinated attack of the Iraq war—which left more than 200 dead in a Baghdad slum. Also, the powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is threatening to boycott Iraq’s government if the Iraqi prime minister meets with President Bush next week.

    Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Fatma Omar An-Najar
    Hamas via AP

    Grandmother Blows Herself Up in Gaza

    It’s getting worse. The AP reports: “A 64-year-old Palestinian grandmother blew herself up near Israeli troops sweeping through northern Gaza on Thursday, and eight other Palestinians were killed in a day of clashes and rocket fire.”

    Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Town Outlaws Flying Foreign Flags

    The town council of Pahrump, Nev., voted last week to make it illegal to fly a foreign flag—unless an American flag is flown above it.

  • The irony: Pahrump was featured in a recent “Studio 60” episode on NBC, in which a Pahrump judge chastises L.A. entertainment types for making fun of places like Pahrump as backward and provincial.

  • Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


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    Thus Passeth YouTube…

    YouTube is permanently deleting the accounts of contributors who are posting clips from Comedy Central. Whether this is a direct result of Google’s ownership is anyone’s guess.

  • Why should you care? Read on ...

  • Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


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