Posted on Sep 27, 2006
In the news today:
Bush’s odious torture legislation
clears procedural hurdles
, moves closer to passage
Security forces storm
a Guatemalan prison controlled by inmates who produce drugs and live in luxury.
For all you Sam Harris fans: Richard Dawkins is
coming out with a new book
that savages God and religion.
of a U.S.-trained Colombian anti-drug force demonstrates the difficulty of fighting the drug war.
New York City’s board of health
votes to ban
trans fats in restaurants—
upsetting small-government conservative types.
opera is canceled
because of a scene depicting the severed head of Muhammad.
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