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hurdles cleared for detainee legislation

September 27, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: Republicans on Wednesday cleared procedural hurdles in the House and Senate on the way to giving President Bush authority to detain, interrogate and try terrorism detainees before military commissions. House Republicans succeeded on

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‘tokyo rose’ dies at 90

September 27, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from guardian: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, the American woman popularly known as Tokyo Rose, who was convicted and later cleared of making propaganda radio broadcasts for the Japanese during the second world war, has died, her

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olbermann revokes bush ‘free pass’

September 27, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from raw story: Keith Olbermann, host of MSNBC’s Countdown, offered harshly worded commentary in defense of former president Bill Clinton’s statements during an interview with Fox News. Olbermann was particularly critical of the Bush Administration’s

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terror cases expose double standard

September 26, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from usa today: While the flimsiest of evidence caused U.S. officials to hustle Arar off to Syria, a mountain of suspicion about Luis Posada Carriles‘ involvement in a long list of terrorist acts has not

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will the next election be hacked?

September 26, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

Fresh disasters at the polls, and new evidence from an industry insider, prove that electronic voting machines can’t be trusted – by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. from rolling stone: The debacle of the 2000 presidential

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protesters interrupt Senate Gitmo heaing

September 25, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from rawstory: In this video, Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) criticizes activists that stood up in protest at a hearing on the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay prison. The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering whether

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US army extends Iraq duty for 4,000

September 25, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: The Army is stretched so thin by the war inIraq that it is again extending the combat tours of thousands of soldiers beyond the promised 12 months — the second such move since

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9/11 truth comes to saturday night live

September 25, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

“Back in the summer of 2001, I wanted to move some money into defense-related and home security stocks, but your brokers talked me out of it. Is that because you and your friends were buying

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proposal to carve up Iraq moves forward

September 25, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: Iraq’s feuding ethnic and sectarian groups moved ahead Monday with forming a committee to consider amending the constitution after their leaders agreed to delay any division of the country into autonomous states until

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outside the box #70

September 24, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

here is the latest episode of “outside the box,” hosted by alex ansary.it was originally broadcast by portland community media on september 21, 2006. from alex ansary: Headline news including the statments made by Chavez

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US deaths in war now exceed 9/11 losses

September 24, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from msnbc: Now the death toll is 9/11 times two. U.S. military deaths from Iraq and Afghanistan now surpass those of the most devastating terrorist attack in America’s history, the trigger for what came next.

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movies, popcorn and CIA recruiting

September 24, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from raw story: MSNBC is reporting that the CIA hopes to find recruits by advertising in movie theaters. Movie-goers across the country will see CIA advertisements played along with other previews prior to movie features.

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feds seek to block oregon spying case

September 24, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: U.S. Justice Department lawyers filed an appeal Friday aimed at blocking a lawsuit by a former Islamic charity that has challenged a Bush administration secret surveillance program. U.S. District Judge Garr M. King