Friday, February 01, 2008

friday reads

More than one million Iraqis have died because of the war in Iraq since the US-led invasion of the country in 2003, according to a study published Wednesday.

Two bombs in busy Baghdad animal markets have killed at least 64 people.

Juan Cole: Blowback from the GOP's holy war against Muslims

David Swanson: Signing Statement Silence

Glenn Greenwald: What "bipartisanship" in Washington means

Scott Horton on Michael Mukasey's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Tomgram: Michael Klare, Barreling into Recession

Alarmed by the George W. Bush administration's increasing use of the so-called "state secrets privilege" to keep politically embarrassing lawsuits against the government from ever coming before a judge, Congress is stepping in to help ensure that people with grievances can have their cases heard.

Sara Robinson: Democracy, Fear, and the War on the Middle Class

Keith Olbermann's Countdown Special Comment: On FISA and Telecom Immunity

Paul Krugman: The Edwards Effect

Mr. Airplane Man - "Jesus on the Mainline"

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