Wednesday, November 21, 2007

wednesday reads

Lost in the post: the personal details of 25 million people

Just in time for the holidays, there's a special place in Hell just waiting to be filled by some as-yet-unknown Pentagon bureaucrat. Apparently, thousands of wounded soldiers who served in Iraq are being asked to return part of their enlistment bonuses -- because their injuries prevented them from completing their tours.

A civilian contractor is accused of bribing a U.S. Army official in Kuwait to win millions of dollars in business with the military, according to a federal indictment disclosed Tuesday.

The Bush administration is threatening that it will issue furlough notices to up to 150,000 civilian workers at military bases in mid-December if Congress does not approve unrestricted Iraq funding immediately.

Keith Olbermann's Countdouwn: Bush Was A Passively Involved “Liar In Chief”

Paging Patrick Fitzgerald. Your services are needed in DC.

Not since the "Patriot Act" of 2001 has any bill so threatened our constitutionally guaranteed rights.

Three years after a devastating United States-led siege of the city, residents of Fallujah continue to struggle with a shattered economy, infrastructure and lack of mobility.

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