Wednesday, April 30, 2008

wednesday reads

A Dallas County man was set free Tuesday after spending more than 27 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that sending a second U.S. aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf could serve as a "reminder" to Iran, but he said it's not an escalation of force.

Soldiers who need special waivers to get into the Army because of bad behavior go AWOL more often and face more courts-martial. But they also get promoted faster and re-enlist at a higher rate, according to an internal military study obtained by The Associated Press.

Cheney's Total Impunity

E&P takes a look at a revealing obituary

"Donald P. Christy, Lt. Col, USAF, passed away April 21, 2008 in Colorado Springs after an extended bout of anxiety and depression."

Susie Bright: The feds want to make visible female excitement an obscenity.

Restaurants return to trans fats as food costs soar.

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