Monday, October 29, 2007

monday reads

Sibel Edmonds prepared to tell all

New York Times Magazine: The Evangelical Crackup

Islamofascism — it’s not an ideology; it’s a figment of the neocon imagination

Thousands march against the war in S.F., across the country

The Air Force has been forced to use Russian commercial cargo jets to rush mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles from the U.S. to Iraq because it does not have enough C-5 and C-17 planes to do the job, the service’s top civilian official said recently.

The commander of the fast-attack submarine Hampton was fired Thursday for what officials said was a “loss of confidence in his ability to command.” The relief comes amid reports that crew members skipped necessary chemical tests on the boat’s nuclear reactor and then forged the records to make it look as though those tests were completed.

A Navy commander accused of striking a sailor and then forcing his crew to deny the incident will not be going to court-martial. Instead, the matter was resolved through an “administrative proceeding,” Navy Region Mid Atlantic spokesman Mike Giannetti said.

Are rising obesity rates linked to U.S. farm aid?

MissLaura reviews Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

Vinyl May Be Final Nail in CD's Coffin

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