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Dozens Dead in Jamaica Standoff

The death toll rose again in Jamaica on Tuesday, the third day of violent clashes between governmental forces and supporters of Christopher “Dudus” Coke, whom the U.S. is seeking to extradite on gun-running and drug-trafficking charges.  (continued)

Posted on May 25, 2010 READ MORE


Congressman Defends War Profits

Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., objects to the notion that it is improper to pay a private contractor four times as much as a U.S. soldier doing the same job: “It’s actually somewhat of an insult, if I go down to Fort Stewart and tell ‘em they’re underpaid, because they’re really not motivated by pay as much as they are by patriotism.” If only Halliburton felt the same way.

Posted on May 16, 2007 READ MORE

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‘Daily Show’ Probes GOP Rep?s ?Pimp Tax?

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants to impose penalties on pimps who don?t file W-2 forms for their prostitutes. But “Daily Show” correspondent Dan Bakkedahl asks, ?Instead of a tax on pimps, why not a rebate on hoes??

Posted on Aug 15, 2006 READ MORE

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