29 Sep 2008

Econ 101: the law of supply and demand, remember it?

Members of Congress have either forgotten or been scammed on this essential factor in the financial bailout negotiations: they could remedy supply-and-demand.

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29 Sep 2008

A US Trial for Torture Committed Abroad

The first trial under a 1994 US law that allows prosecution for torture committed abroad begins today in Miami. The US is prosecuting the son of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. Why are we not prosecuting those who tortured detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo?

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29 Sep 2008

House to meet at 8 am – Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

The House of Representatives begins deliberations today at 8 am. First on the agenda is 3 hours of debate on Paulson’s ripoff of the taxpayer bailout for Wall Street.

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29 Sep 2008

What Did McCain Mutter At The Debate?

When Barack Obama challenged McCain for not knowing whether he would meet with the President of Spain, did McCain actually mutter “HORSES**T” under his breath?

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28 Sep 2008

Where Are Khalid Sheikh Mohammad’s Children?

Two small children, 7 and 9 years old, were kidnapped and given to the CIA and disappeared in 2002. They have reportedly been tortured. We don’t known whether they are alive or dead.

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28 Sep 2008

The Wall Street Bailout is Chump Change (Compared to the Cost of Iraq)

The Iraq war will have cost $800 billion some time this year; estimated true costs for the total war range between 1 and 5 trillion dollars.

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28 Sep 2008

Write a haiku mocking John McCain or Sarah Palin

People for the American Way is hosting a contest to see who can write the best haikus about John McCain and Sarah Palin.

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28 Sep 2008

What hath we wrought…?

Iraq’s descent into the abyss of intolerance.

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28 Sep 2008

John McCain, Craps Shooter

Krusty Mac likes to shoot his marbles.

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28 Sep 2008

Calling all Scapegoats—Mosque gassed after hate DVD stuffed in newspaper

Ten years ago it was Matthew Shepard. This week it was a group of women and children in a mosque.

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