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White House / Pete Souza

Race to the Top of What? Education Is About More Than Jobs

We need to reclaim a broader vision, for we have terribly narrowed our thinking about school.

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Tokyo Rose
U.S. National Archives

Tokyo Rose Dies at 90

The woman known as “Tokyo Rose” has died at the age of 90, almost 60 years after she was imprisoned for broadcasting propaganda messages to U.S. soldiers in WWII.  Pardoned in 1977, the Japanese-American Iva Toguri never agreed to renounce her citizenship, and was convicted of treason in a sham trial in 1949.

Posted on Sep 28, 2006 READ MORE


Molly Ivins: Bush’s Rose Garden Debacle

During his recent press conference, President Bush continued to use the oldest tactic of a verbal bully: saying the same thing louder, as though that makes it true.

Posted on Sep 19, 2006 READ MORE


President Bush
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Empty Threat of the Day

Bush says that questioning of suspected terrorists “won’t go forward” unless Congress passes a law clarifying the treatment and interrogation of such detainees.
Believe that? If so, there’s a nice Nigerian billionaire we met on the Internet who’d love to discuss a business opportunity with you…

Posted on Sep 15, 2006 READ MORE


Lonelygirl15
From YouTube.com

The Lonelygirl That Really Wasn’t

The woman who has been posting insanely popular video blogs on YouTube under the handle Lonelygirl15 has been exposed as an actress working with a film crew in what appears to be the early serialized version of a movie.
A fascinating sleuthing story here.

Posted on Sep 13, 2006 READ MORE


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AP / Alaa al-Marjani

Over 3,400 Iraqi Civilians Killed in July

It’s the highest monthly death tally since the war started in March 2003. That’s an average of 110 per day, and in Baghdad, the numbers are up 18% over last month.

  • Also, a respected veteran Baghdad reporter writes of Iraqis’ fears that Bush & Co.‘s “rosy views are preventing the creation of effective strategies against the escalating violence.”

  • Posted on Aug 15, 2006 READ MORE


    Killings Rose in Iraq After Zarqawi’s Death

    Baghdad’s morgue received 1,595 bodies last month, 16% more than in May, showing that the pace of killing has actually increased since the death of terrorist mastermind Abu Musab al Zarqawi.

  • This is some of the most disheartening news to come out of Iraq in a long time. It’s yet more proof that we’re fighting a Vietnam-like insurgency that can survive and even prosper after the death of its leaders.
  • Posted on Jul 5, 2006 READ MORE


    Al Gore on Charlie Rose

    Gore Talks Solutions With Charlie Rose

    The former vice president gives perhaps his most thoughtful, thorough TV interview to date on the global warming crisis. Watch the entire show for free here.

    Posted on Jun 20, 2006 READ MORE


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