Tom FeeleyDe-Authorize the War Now, No Residual TroopsMon May 7, 2007 22:50
De-Authorize the War Now, No Residual Troops
By Gov. Bill Richardson
Congress has the ability to end this war under the War Powers Act -- let's not wait or waver while more people die. And de-authorizing the war should mean removing all our troops. Every last one.
Retired Marine preaches, killing is an 'act of love : '
Ryberg said he wants Americans to understand that it's an act of love to kill evil people who seek to kill Americans.
Barbara Olson's Alleged Call from AA 77
A Correction About Onboard Phones
By David Ray Griffin
Barbara Olson was the only person on the plane who allegedly used a seat-back phone to call someone. There were, in fact, only two people altogether from this flight who allegedly made any calls, the other one being flight attendant Renee May, who supposedly used a cell phone to call her parents.
Iraq: At least 42 killed as U.S. occupation grinds on:
Two suicide car bombs killed 25 people and wounded dozens more near the town of al-Jazeera, home of tribal leaders fighting al-Qaeda, near Ramadi
Another 28 killed in attack on wedding party :
Up to 28 people were killed when gunmen attacked a wedding party for a policeman near a town east of Iraqi restive city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Baghdad, local police said on Monday.
Row over Iraq oil law :
A draft law being considered by the Iraqi parliament would enable US companies to take control of Iraq's oil industry, oil experts in the country say.
UK: WMD document 'must be released' :
The government must release a draft of a 2002 dossier on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, the Information Commissioner has ruled.
Landmine kills 4 civilians in Afghanistan:
Police say a landmine blew up a minibus on Monday (local time) killing four civilians on board and wounding another seven in east Afghanistan.
Afghan soldier kills 2 U.S. troops near prison:
The gunman was shot dead by other Afghan troops at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, some 32 kilometres east of Kabul
Rocket attack kills one in Kabul:
A rocket fired by militants kills one person and wounded five people in the Afghan capital early on Monday, police said.
Soldiers admit: 'Iraq war is lost': The war is lost.
That's the message coming out of Iraq and Afghanistan by those sent to fight it.
Israel Confirms Murder Attempt On Palestinian:
Israel's military confirmed the strike after Palestinians reported a car explosion in the north.
A terrible, delusional, wasteful misjudgment:
Blair's support for Israel last year was wrong.
U.S. sees terrorism in Somalia; Minnesota Somalis see it differently:
"What we are seeing now is a national resistance movement, and a significant part of it is youths," he said. "Why wouldn't they be fighting if their homes are destroyed, their families are no more, they have no other place to go and they face mighty Ethiopian forces.
Australia hands over man to US courts:
Griffiths' case - involving one of the first extraditions for intellectual property crime - has been a triumph for US authorities, demonstrating their ability to enforce US laws protecting US companies against Australians in Australia, with the co-operation of the Australian Government.
World Bank Panel Finds Wolfowitz at Fault; Aide Resigns:
A committee of World Bank directors has formally notified Paul D. Wolfowitz that they found him to be guilty of a conflict of interest in arranging for a pay raise and promotion for Shaha Ali Riza, his companion, in 2005. The findings stepped up the pressure on Mr. Wolfowitz to resign.
Shell registers 14pc profit rise to record $7 billion :
Royal Dutch Shell added to the woes of its arch-rival BP yesterday by shrugging off lower oil prices and a fall in production delivered record profits of $6.9 billion for the first quarter of the year.
U.S. refiners set for big profits as pump prices soar:
U.S. refiners' glittering profits are expected to jump this year as robust demand growth from motorists and recurring snags at aging plants push fuel prices near record territory, analysts said.
Weak Dollar? Currency, at 10-Year Low, May Fall More :
The currency may decline at least another 10 percent by the end of 2008, say Jay Bryson, an economist at Wachovia Corp., and Kenneth Rogoff, the former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund.
As U.S. richest get richer, family income share drops:
Since 1980, a period of prolonged stagnation in inflation-adjusted median incomes, the income share of the bottom 90 percent of families has fallen by about 17 percent.
The Dreaded Pink Slip:
A mass layoff binge recently hit U.S. corporations, according to a recent U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics news release. A total of 1,280 companies laid-off 143,977 employees during the month of February 2007.
National ID card a disaster in the making
By Richard Forno and Bruce Schneier
It is perhaps quite telling that despite bipartisan opposition, Real ID was buried in a 2005 "must-pass" military spending bill and enacted into law without public debate or congressional hearings.
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