Friday, June 13, 2008

friday reads

The VA rejected an Afghanistan veteran's disability claim for PTSD last month, citing his membership in as a reason for the denial.

Dennis Kucinich, the Ohio Congressman and former 2008 Democratic Presidential candidate, said he would continue to introduce resolutions calling for the removal of President George W. Bush from office if the articles of impeachment against Bush that he presented to the House Monday is not taken up within 30 days or dies in committee.

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Austin, the American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Texas said five incarcerated girls — "all of whom have histories of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse" — were abused in the Brownwood State School with "unwarranted solitary confinement, routine strip searches and brutal physical force."

Scott Horton: A Setback for the State of Exception

Ireland today rejected the EU reform treaty, politicians said based on a wave of returns from the referendum on the issue.

Ray McGovern: Jail Time for Tenet?

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