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‘The Most Dangerous Man Alive’

Read an excerpt of the explosive new book “Triple Cross,” which tells the story of Ali Abdel Saoud Mohamed, Osama bin Laden’s most trusted security adviser, who infiltrated the U.S. Army Special Forces and served as an FBI informant—all the while overseeing some of the most infamous Al Qaeda terror strikes of the last decade. (Excerpt, and more info).

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The Globe Continues to Warm

Scientists have noted alarming trends in the arctic that continue to indicate a rise in global temperature, which could ultimately lead to catastrophe: “There have been regional warming periods before. Now we’re seeing arctic-wide changes.”

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‘A Nation Deceived’: Work in Progress

Acclaimed actor and progressive activist Ed Asner played the lead in the first reading of a new play that dramatizes the perfidy of the Bush administration’s push for continued war in Iraq. Check out this behind-the-scenes description by writer Jayne Stahl.

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Iraq Fighting Could Imperil Region, Warn Analysts

From the WashPo: “The real worry ahead is that the conflict will destroy the flimsy Iraqi state and draw in surrounding countries.”

  • Indeed.
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    Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


    Friedman
    New York Times

    Conservative Icon Dies

    Conservative economics icon Milton Friedman has died at the age of 94.  Friedman, a rabid free-marketeer and dogged opponent of regulation, inspired generations of conservatives with his theories.

    Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


    Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader

    The vote is in, and the results are disappointing. Steny Hoyer beat John Murtha by a vote of 149 to 86 in the election for House majority leader.

    Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


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    USDA Eliminates ‘Hunger’

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to remove the word “hunger” from its

    annual report assessing Americans’ access to food.  Those among us who sometimes go without food, a group that has grown consistently over the last five years, will now suffer from “very low food security.”

    Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


    Thompson and Bush
    theepochtimes.com

    Tommy Thompson Wants a Promotion

    Add former secretary for Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson to the growing list of likely Republican presidential candidates in ‘08.  Like John McCain and Rudy Giuliani before him, Thompson has announced plans to form an exploratory committee, signaling his intention to run.

    Posted on Nov 16, 2006 READ MORE


    The High Price of Democracy in Cuba

    The Government Accountability Office has found that USAID funds meant to promote democracy in Cuba were improperly used to purchase luxury items including leather coats, crab meat and Godiva chocolates.  A representative of one of the Cuban-American groups charged with distributing the funds defended the purchases: “These people are going hungry. They never get any chocolate there.”

    Posted on Nov 15, 2006 READ MORE


    Hillary vs. the General

    Gen. John Abizaid told the Senate Armed Services Committee that troop levels should not be changed in Iraq, but that Iraqis themselves ought to bear responsibility for the nation’s security.  Sen. Hillary Clinton responded with a smackdown: “Hope is not a strategy. ... I have heard over and over again the Iraqi government must do this, the Iraqi army must do that. Nobody disagrees with that. The brutal fact is, it is not happening.”

    Posted on Nov 15, 2006 READ MORE


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