Tuesday, September 19, 2006

GOP D.C. corruption eruption and other news

There is so much political corruption on Capitol Hill that the FBI has had to triple the number of squads investigating lobbyists, lawmakers and influence peddlers....
In other news, Israel to withdraw all troops. I haven't seen anything more on ceasefire violations except for the one British article that the UN was reporting about 3 Israeli violations a day and no mention of Hezbollah violations. Hezbollah was condemned by Amnesty International for its rocket attacks during the war to match their condemnation of Israel's Lebanese infrastructure attacks.

A 2nd buried FCC report is found cited negative effects of media consolidation.

Thai Military Coup

Fox Guest: We Should Ignore McCain Since He ‘Was So Traumatized’ By P.O.W. Experience.

EMAILS: Bush Officials Blocked Scientist From Discussing Global Warming/Hurricane. Under the Bush administration, what finally makes the newspapers much later is stuff everyone already knows but hadn't been in the newspapers at the time.

Kids At Jesus Camp Worship Bush Picture - Video.

Another Radical Right Front Group - Perry's Free Enterprise Fund.

PR Intern in Iraq paid to plant stories writen by US military.

GNP under Bush up 27%, government debt up 212% to $43 trillion. "When people say the Democrats would be worse, my only response is: how much worse could you get?" - Andrew Sullivan

The Ugly face of rabid Bushites.

'We Are Conducting Military Operations Inside Iran Right Now. The Evidence Is Overwhelming.’ - Respected War Army College Professor Air Force Col. Sam Gardiner (Ret.).

Bush attacks Syria and Iran at UN - appeals directly to their people. What is remarkable is this is praised as a moderate speech because he wasn't bellicose and belligerent.

Bush cuts funds for decaying, unsafe public housing.

Destruction of New Orleans was "divine judgement" - NPR audio.

My brother Jim provided many of these links.

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