Wednesday, May 07, 2008

wednesday reads

Tomgram: William Astore, Coming Down to Earth

Three weeks after the 9/11 terror attacks, former U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld established an official military objective of not only removing the Saddam Hussein regime by force but overturning the regime in Iran, as well as in Syria and four other countries in the Middle East, according to a document quoted extensively in then Undersecretary of Defence for Policy Douglas Feith's recently published account of the Iraq war decisions.

Dan Froomkin: Laura Bush's Disastrous Diplomacy

FBI Agents Raid Special Counsel’s Home, Office In Corruption Investigation

Spencer Ackerman profiles King David

With hundreds of concerned residents looking on, the Vallejo City Council voted unanimously late Tuesday to file for bankruptcy, making the city the first of its size to seek protection due to unaffordable labor contracts.

A substitute teacher in Florida loses his job for practicing "wizardry".

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