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U.S. Terror Targets: Petting Zoo and Flea Market?

The official anti-terrorism database is so flawed that it lists 8,591 potential terrorism targets in Indiana—50% more than in New York and twice as many as in California. Examples: “Old MacDonald’s Petting Zoo, the Amish Country Popcorn factory and the Mule Day Parade.”

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Novak Names Sources in CIA Leak Case

Columnist Robert Novak revealed for the first time, in a column to be released Wednesday, that both Karl Rove and former CIA spokesman Bill Harlow had confirmed Valerie Plame’s status as a CIA agent. He said that this occurred only after another administration official first supplied him with the info.
This is not a huge deal, relatively speaking, but certainly of interest to Plamegate junkies….

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Ex-gay book review
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Gay, Godly and Guilty

Salon reviews a thoughtful new book that examines the mental anguish suffered by homosexual Christians who enter residential programs to battle their sexual desires. (Reg. req’d.)

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The Most Overpaid White House Staffers

The National Journal just published the new salary list for Oval Office employees, and Think Progress deliciously singled out a few who definitely aren’t earning their money. For instance: Deborah Nirmala Misir, the ethics advisor, earns $114,688; Stuart Baker, director for lessons learned, earns $106,641.
There’s a “director for lessons learned”? Where’s his office? A solitary confinement box at Guantanamo?

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Study: Mushroom Drugs Produce Mystical Experiences

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In a Johns Hopkins study, many volunteers who took a single dose of psilocybin-laden “magic” mushrooms said it was “one of the most meaningful or spiritually significant experiences of their lives. Some compared it to the birth of a child or the death of a parent.”

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Michael Moore
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Michael Moore: Going Beyond ‘HMO’s Suck’

The guerrilla documentary filmmaker’s next movie, “Sicko,” will be “a comedy about 45 million people with no health care in the richest country on earth.” But it’s not just “a movie that tells you that HMOs and the pharmaceutical companies suck. Everybody knows that. I’d like to show you some things you don’t know.”

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Syndicate: Coulter Didn’t Plagiarize

The company that syndicates Ann Coulter’s column says it has found no evidence the hatemonger plagiarized in her work. (Read about the original allegations here.)

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From Tinselwing

Bush’s Signing Statements: The Top 10 List

A blogger surfaced The Boston Globe’s list of President Bush’s most egregious use of signing statements (the “interpretations” Bush makes of about-to-be-signed bills to avoid following the laws’ intent). Worst one: Bush asserts a right to waive the torture ban if doing so will prevent terrorist attacks.

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Jack Abramoff Must Be Smiling…

... Because the House is considering an anti-gambling bill that would include an exemption for horse racing and intrastate lotteries. The disgraced lobbyist worked to ensure the latter in a bill several years ago.

  • Gambling is bad, bad, bad. Unless it’s on horsies or lotteries. Then it’s OK.
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    Iraq to America: We Need Security—Against Your Soldiers

    Iraq will ask the United Nations to end immunity from local law for U.S. troops, reports Reuters. Iraq’s human rights minister says the lack of enforcement of U.S. military law has led to crimes like the rape-murder allegedly committed by five U.S. soldiers.

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