Tuesday, October 14, 2008

tuesday reads

As the Violence Soars, Mexico Signals It's Had Enough of America's Stupid War on Drugs

William Sampson: How I survived chop chop square

Chris Hedges: America's Political Cannibalism

Given the global economic crisis, a record 90 percent of registered voters say the country is seriously off on the wrong track, the most since this question first was asked in 1973. At 23 percent, Bush's job approval rating has fallen below Nixon's lowest; it's a point away from the lowest in 70 years of polling, set by Harry Truman in early 1952. Bush's disapproval, meanwhile, is at an all-time record – 73 percent.

Ridley Scott has acquired the film-rights to Joe Haldeman's The Forever War.

Rachel Maddow: The GOP's Descent into Hell

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