Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Round up...

VIDEO: Clip from documentary Eternal Vigilance --Brad Blog

Peace Activists Beware: Homeland Security May Be Reading Your E-Mail and Passing it on to the Pentagon --The Progressive

Report Spells Out Abuses by Former Congressman Cunningham --The New York Times

Bob Ney, Guilty but Still at Capitol --The New York Times
"...The refusal to resign means that Mr. Ney can continue to draw on his $165,200-a-year salary, equivalent to $3,176 for each week he remains in the House, and his Congressional expense account, and to make use of a suite of offices on Capitol Hill, as well as four offices in his district in southeastern Ohio..."
Bush says he may ignore new war-funding law --The Air Force Times

Congressmen, intelligence officials do not know difference between Shiites and Sunnis --The New York Times
"...Take Representative Terry Everett, a seven-term Alabama Republican who is vice chairman of the House intelligence subcommittee on technical and tactical intelligence.

“Do you know the difference between a Sunni and a Shiite?” I asked him a few weeks ago.

Mr. Everett responded with a low chuckle. He thought for a moment: “One’s in one location, another’s in another location. No, to be honest with you, I don’t know. I thought it was differences in their religion, different families or something.” ..."


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