We are starting a list of the top eleven articles (Top Ten is copyrighted :p) that made a significant difference in our lives.
Three from Bird:
The Proposed Iranian Oil Bourse clarifies the relationship between American capital, financial policy, and oil interests as well as I have ever seen it explained.
Did you ever wonder how we ended up in this mess, considering all the positive outcomes of the ’60s and ’70s like the Clean Air Act and so many other important laws? The Powell Manifesto: How a Prominent Lawyer’s Attack Memorandum Changed America.
Are you trying to understand racism and sexism? Let this article unpack it for you.
Two from Mesmarie:
Weapons of Self-Destruction on the horrors of DU and Gulf War syndrome.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lays out the evidence.
Republicans prevented more than 350,000 voters in Ohio from casting ballots or having their votes counted — enough to have put John Kerry in the White House.
From the room:
I don’t want this post to drop below headline level! But there are some other articles of current interest that I am adding below, that are not in the top 11 category.
If I did not attribute the link to you, it’s because I forgot who posted it. Please refresh my memory, roomies!
Los Angeles, Alta California – January 31, 2007 – (ACN) During the trial of Pfc. Lynndie England, now doing three years in a military prison for her part in the Abu Ghraib prison war crimes, she was asked if there were other things that happened at Abu Ghraib, things that were not photographed, she said, “Yes.” When asked if there were worse things that happened, she again said “Yes,” but would not elaborate.
….girl, she was probably like 15 years old. Yeah, she was hot dude. The body on that girl, yeah, really tight. You know, hadn’t been touched yet. She was fucking prime. So….
One of the guys started pimping her out for 50 bucks a shot. I think at the end of the day he’d made like 500 bucks before she hung herself.
Under Bolten’s Leadership, Federal Debt Ballooned By $1.8 Trillion In 34 Months
$6.592 trillion: Federal debt on June 26, 2003, the day Josh Bolten became director of the Office of Management and Budget.
$8.364 trillion: Federal debt today.
In the Bush administration, this is grounds for a promotion.
Americans are shaking off the right wing propaganda. Is it too late?
The GONE-zales Scandals:
There is another Monica to gossip about! This one took the 5th rather than testify to Congress about the US Attorney firings.
Who is Monica Goodling? For starters, a graduate of Pat Robertson’s law school. Ptooi!