Tuesday, November 13, 2007

tuesday reads

A powerful explosion that ripped through one of the entrances to the Philippine house of representatives today, killing one person and injuring at least seven, has been confirmed as a bomb.

A prominent female activist and one of the monks who led anti-government protests in Burma during September have been arrested, it was reported today.

Fresh fighting erupts in Somalia as mass exodus continues

El Salvador's Patriot Act

A federal judge Monday ordered the White House to preserve copies of all its e-mails, a move that Bush administration lawyers had argued strongly against.

The economic costs to the United States of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan so far total approximately $1.5 trillion, according to a new study by congressional Democrats that estimates the conflicts' "hidden costs"-- including higher oil prices, the expense of treating wounded veterans and interest payments on the money borrowed to pay for the wars.

Cory Doctorow: Warhol is turning in his grave

Liberals enjoy a broad range of music, while conservatives dislike most music genres.

Preznit bu$h vetoes health and education programs.

The Brad Blog: Hanging With Wingnuts In Their Well-Constructed Imaginary World

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