Tuesday, October 02, 2007

tuesday reads

An unconfirmed report by the Daily Mail claims that several thousand people have died in Burma in recent days and that the bodies of hundreds of executed monks have been dumped in the jungle. The claim is made by Hla Win, described as a former intelligence officer for Burma's ruling junta.

Deterioration in Darfur

Most Americans oppose fully funding President Bush's $190 billion request for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a sizable majority support an expansion of a children's health insurance bill he has promised to veto, putting Bush and many congressional Republicans on the wrong side of public opinion on upcoming foreign and domestic policy battles.

TPM: Erik Prince, CEO, Blackwater

In a narrowly crafted ruling, U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly invalidated part of President Bush's 2001 executive order, which allowed former presidents and vice presidents to review executive records before they are released under the Freedom of Information Act.

Kirk James Murphy, M.D.: Drop that Patty! (before it drops you)

Since 1990, over 10.4 million Americans have been busted for pot. When will we recognize it's time to stand up to the war on harmless pot smoking?

Harold Myerson: The Rise of the Have-Nots

Stephen Lendman: Greenspan's Dark Legacy Unmasked

1 comment:

Free Burma! said...

Free Burma!
International Bloggers' Day for Burma on the 4th of October

International bloggers are preparing an action to support the peaceful revolution in Burma. We want to set a sign for freedom and show our sympathy for these people who are fighting their cruel regime without weapons. These Bloggers are planning to refrain from posting to their blogs on October 4 and just put up one Banner then, underlined with the words „Free Burma!“.