Saturday, December 29, 2007

saturday reads

What is up with bu$h's veto of the military policy bill?

Ray McGovern - Creeping Fascism: From Nazi Germany to Post 9/11 America

A group in Brattleboro is petitioning to put an item on a town meeting agenda in March that would make Bush and Vice President Cheney subject to arrest and indictment if they visit the southeastern Vermont community.

Scott Horton: All the King’s Men, Reloaded

Quiet as a mouse. There certainly have been gaffes, softballs, and missed opportunities. And the most obvious are found in the Senate Committee on Homeland Security—the Senate's version of Rep. Henry Waxman's Oversight Committee in the House. Unlike Waxman's enthusiastic probing, the Senate chair conducted zero proactive investigations into Bush administration malfeasance. It's chairman? Connecticut's Joseph Lieberman.

The New York Times Magazine has a tribute to Steve Gilliard

The Pope has ordered his bishops to set up exorcism squads to tackle the rise of Satanism.

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