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Bush Signs Torture Bill

It’s official. We just got medieval. The Associated Press calls it “tough interrogation.” We call it the indefinite-detainment, unyielding-torture, habeas-corpus-suspending, mortgage America’s bedrock principles upon the altar of anti-terrorism bill.
But different strokes for different folks.

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Deep Fried Coke
From charlotte.com

America Embraces its Obesity Epidemic

Fried Coke is all the rage at state fairs this year. Yeah, you heard that right: deep-fried nuggets of Coke-drenched batter, topped with whipped cream and more Coke syrup.
Why not just implant columns of trans fats directly into the arteries?

Posted on Oct 17, 2006 READ MORE


Cyrus and Stone

Oliver Stone Teaming With Pro-Bush ‘Path’ Writer

The “World Trade Center” filmmaker is heading a project on the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and the hunt for Osama Bin Laden—written by Cyrus Nowrasteh, the scribe behind the wildly inaccurate ABC undocu-drama “The Path to 9/11.” 

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Norad
From interet-general.info

NORAD War Room Being Retired

The U.S. government is basically shuttering the NORAD nerve center deep in the Cheyenne Mountains in Colorado.

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Reuters in 'Second Life'
From Reuters

Reuters Opening ‘Second Life’ Virtual Bureau

The news agency becomes the latest corporate brand to set up shop in the virtual online world. It will put out stories about this rapidly growing parallel universe. Amazing stuff.

  • Earlier: a big magazine piece on Second Life
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    Israeli President Accused of Rape

    Israeli police have found sufficient evidence to charge President Moshe Katsav with multiple acts of rape and sexual harassment.

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    October’s U.S. Iraq Deaths at a Very High Level

    At least 53 American troops have been killed so far this month, an extraordinarily high midmonth tally. October is on track to be the third deadliest month of the entire war for American forces.

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    John Kerry
    From NBC

    Kerry: I’d Deserve a Second Chance in ‘08

    The Mass. senator stopped short of announcing he’s making another presidential run, but said it’s a basic principle that “Americans give people a second chance.”

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    Sex and the City
    From HBO

    For First Time, Unmarried Households Reign in U.S.

    Traditional marriage is no longer the norm in the majority of U.S. households, according to recent census data.

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    Hagel and Warner

    Two Top GOP Senators Want New Iraq Strategy

    Sens. Chuck Hagel and John Warner have added their names to the growing list of Republicans who have broken ranks with Bush on Iraq.
    Of course, this profoundly un-democratic president has proved himself immune to reasoned criticism, so don’t hold your breath for an Iraq course correction.

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