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Eating at Lobbyists’ Troughs, Congress Votes Itself a Pay Raise

House and Senate lawmakers embraced a $3,300 pay raise that would increase their salaries to $168,500. Meanwhile, it’s been reported that members of the House’s own ethics committee took over $1 million in privately funded (read: lobbyist-funded) trips last year.

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Religious Right Seeking to Ban Gay Marriage Without Congress

In the wake of the marriage ban’s failure in the Senate, conservative Christian leaders are discussing an unprecedented—although apparently legal—maneuver to amend the Constitution without congressional approval.

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From Robert A. Reeder/ Washington Post

Bush’s Favorite Writer Leaving the White House

Michael Gerson wrote every major speech of Bush’s presidency, led a crusade to fund the fight against AIDS, malaria and poverty, and pushed for stronger action in Darfur. He also formulated Bush’s plan to spread democracy around the globe—with somewhat mixed results. No apparent scandal here: He’d been talking about leaving since 2004.

Posted on Jun 14, 2006 READ MORE


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From MacWorld

Working Conditions in China’s Apple iPod Factory Exposed

The Mail on Sunday publishes an exposé on the conditions endured by iPod assemblers in China. Says a female worker: “We have to work too hard and I am always tired. It’s like being in the army. They make us stand still for hours. If we move, we are punished by being made to stand still for longer.”

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    Posted on Jun 14, 2006 READ MORE


    Private Boehner Memo on Iraq Surfaces

    Think Progress got ahold of Majority Leader John Boehner?s confidential strategy memo for Thursday?s congressional debate on the Iraq war. Think Progress says the memo aims to “exploit,” “attack” and “create a false choice.”

    Posted on Jun 14, 2006 READ MORE


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    From Allen J. Schaben / LAT

    Mystical States Explained, via Surfing

    Want to know why near-death experiences frequently feature tunnels of white, euphoric light? The L.A. Times Book Review recommends picking up a copy of Truthdig contributor Steven Kotler’s new book “West of Jesus: Surfing, Science, and the Origins of Belief” to find out.

  • Also: the Village Voice gives “West of Jesus” a rave.

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    National Review Writer: Mea Culpa on Iraq

    We normally vehemently disagree with just about everything that John Derbyshire says. And we find much of this column truly despicable. But still, he’s calling the Iraq war for what it is: a debacle. And that’s worth noting.

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


    U.S. Officials Seeing New Home-Grown Terror Cells

    This is according to Scott Redd, director of the National Counterterrorism Center. These groups of Islamic radicals are made up of disaffected men in their teens and 20s who draw moral inspiration from Al Qaeda and use the Internet to organize and plan potential attacks.

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


    Rove Won’t Be Charged in Leak Case

    That’s the word from special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald and Rove’s lawyer. This comes after months of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the two sides. Bush called Fitzgerald’s conduct throughout the proceeding “dignified.”

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


    FEMA Funds Spent on Divorce, Sex Change

    The government doled out as much as $1.4 billion in bogus assistance to supposed victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
    Sounds like FEMA did a “heckuva job.”

    Posted on Jun 13, 2006 READ MORE


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