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FEC: Frist Violated Election Law in 2000

The Federal Election Commission, acting on a report by a watchdog group, found that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist failed to disclose a $1.44 million loan that made it appear as though he had significantly more money than he did.

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Poll: Bush Worst President Since WWII

In the Quinnipiac Poll, Bush garnered twice as many “worst of” votes as Richard Nixon. Ronald Reagan was picked as the best.

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BBC tape
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Videotape May Show New U.S. Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

The U.S. military has said that four people died during a military operation in the town of Ishaq in March, but this tape may prove that U.S. forces in fact deliberately killed 11 innocent Iraqis.
This comes in the wake of the separate alleged U.S. massacre of 24 civilians in Haditha in November.

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Iraqi Leader Accuses U.S. of ‘Daily’ Attacks Against Civilians

The Iraqi prime minister issued the sharply worded criticism in the wake of rising outrage over the massacre of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha in November.

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The End of the Electoral College as We Know it?

The California Assembly passed a measure to pledge the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote (as opposed to giving its Electoral College votes to the winner of the California popular vote).
This would come into effect only if enough other states passed similar measures. But if it happens, it will mean the end of the electoral college as we know it.

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Paper May Take Legal Action Against Bush Aide

Bush’s top domestic policy aide, Karl Zinsmeister, changed his quotes in a Syracuse newspaper’s profile on him and then re-posted the article on his website. One of the quotes he changed was originally published as: “People in Washington are morally repugnant, cheating, shifty human beings.” The editor of the paper says she is consulting a lawyer.

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Carbon emissions
From TreeHugger.com

Blog Trades Carbon Offsets for Links

A progressive-minded blog called DeepMarket.com is teaming up with CarbonFund.org to offset one ton of carbon emissions for every blog that links to it. (h/t: Tree Hugger)
Hey, blogosphere: Link up! It doesn’t cost you anything.

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Feds Cut Anti-Terror Funding in NYC, D.C.

The Department of Homeland Security slashed anti-terrorism money for Washington and New York in favor of cities like Jacksonville and Sacramento. Stunner: “A DHS risk scorecard for the city asserted that the home of the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge has ‘zero’ national monuments or icons.”

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Batwoman as a Lesbian
From DC Comics

Batwoman Returns as a Lesbian

“We decided to give her a different point of view,” said a DC Comics exec. “We wanted to make her a more unique personality than others in the Bat-family. That’s one of the reasons we went in this direction.”

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Was Bush’s Offer to Iran Designed to Fail?

That’s the provocative question posed by this N.Y. Times article. “It became obvious to Mr. Bush that he could not ... consider military strikes on Iranian nuclear sites unless he first showed a willingness to engage Iran’s leadership directly over its nuclear program and exhaust every nonmilitary option.”
Has a decision to hit Iran already been made? Are we seeing a charade like the one before the Iraq war?

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