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Super Tuesday Mid Day Open Thread - Huckabee Wins WV 6.2.2008 Crooks Liars
And the interesting part - Romney is blaming McCain and some “back room Washington deal” he made. Here is a clip of Dan Abrams reading the release from the Romney campaign.  Download | Play  Download | Play Below the fold you can view the results as they come in. (click on a state to view individual results) STATEDemocratic LeaderRepublican ...
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McConnell: When I Said Waterboarding Is ‘Torture,’ I Meant I Personally Don’t Like ‘Water Up My Nose’ 6.2.2008 Think Progres
In an interview with the New Yorker last month, Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell admitted that if it were done to him, waterboarding “would be torture.” “If I had water draining into my nose, oh God, I just can’t imagine how painful,” said McConnell. “Whether it’s torture by anybody else’s definition, for me it [...]
Today's Must Read 5.2.2008 TPM Muckraker
As Super Tuesday gets going, it's worth reflecting that so far, it's been a remarkably clean election. Sure, there have been some bumps -- a few million robo calls here, a fringe swift boating group there -- but all in...
Mellencamp to McCain: Stop using my songs 5.2.2008 Raw Story
Mellencamp to McCain: Stop using my songs

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The World’s Rubbish Dump: A Garbage Tip That Stretches From Hawaii to Japan 5.2.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
A “plastic soup” of waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States, scientists have said.The vast expanse of debris - in effect the world’s largest rubbish dump - is held in place by swirling underwater currents. This drifting [...]
Not your typical groundhog in Wanamingo 5.2.2008 Post-Bulletin: Local News
WANAMINGO -- Groundhog trainers Ole and Lars tumbled out of Wanamingo's Log House on Main Street Saturday, ready to unleash a mystery beast during Wanamingo's first Groundhog Day celebration
US Company Seeks Permit to Import Nuclear Waste 4.2.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
WASHINGTON, DC - Bart Gordon, the Tennessee Democrat who chairs the House Committee on Science and Technology, does not want the United States to receive low-level radioactive waste from Italy, process it in Tennessee and dispose of it in a Utah waste site. He says acceptance of the waste would put the U.S. on a path [...]
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Bill Kristol: White women are a problem 3.2.2008 Crooks Liars
The neocon warmonger speaks. With Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton locked in a very good battle leading up to Super Tuesday, Kristol makes this misogynistic quote: BILL KRISTOL: Look the only people for Hillary Clinton are the Democratic establishment and white women… it would be crazy for the Democratic party to follow the [...]
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Life at the bottom: S.F.'s Sunnydale project 3.2.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
On a typical day in San Francisco's largest housing project, teens ditch school to take the bus to a funeral. A woman wanders into the liquor store to buy Cheetos for her young grandson and a 20-ounce beer for herself. Two 3-year-old boys ride their tricycles... ...
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The Lie That Just Won’t Go Away 3.2.2008 Crooks Liars
Steve posted Fri about ABC News’ Jake Tapper’s article that completely misrepresented what Bill Clinton said in a speech delivered in Denver on Wed regarding climate change and the economy. Brad at Sadly No! justifiably raked Jake over the coals for his apparent illiteracy in interpreting what Clinton meant from the transcript, [...]
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Boortz blames Katrina on ‘parasites’ in ‘New Orleans.’ 3.2.2008 Think Progres
On his nationally syndicated radio show this week, right-wing talker Neal Boortz attacked victims of Hurricane Katrina, saying that “the disaster that followed” was not “George Bush’s fault” because, in Boortz’ mind, “the primary blame goes on the worthless parasites who lived in New Orleans who you — couldn’t even wipe themselves, let alone get [...]
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In NYC, one person's animal corpses are another man's artwork 2.2.2008 Star Tribune: Nation
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Garbage in, garbage out 2.2.2008 LA Times: Opinion
A software fiasco caused L.A. Unified's payroll debacle, but the district was programmed to fail.

At an ibm team-building exercise, executives were instructed to tell three things about themselves, one of them a lie. One participant said:
European Union Tells Italy to Clean Up Naples 1.2.2008 NY Times: World
Some 250,000 tons of backlogged trash has been piling up on the streets of Naples since collection came to a near halt in December.
San Andrés Journal: Claimed by 2 Nations, but Seeking Independence 1.2.2008 NY Times: World
The English-speaking descendants of African slaves who inhabit the Caribbean island of San Andrés, feel loyalty neither to Colombia nor to Nicaragua.
International news in brief 1.2.2008 The Guardian -- World Latest
EU orders authorities to end Naples rubbish crisis | Sarkozy and Bruni sue Ryanair over advert
Unintended consequences 1.2.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
A cleaner power plant results in higher energy costs and more emissions for St. Paul's Rock-Tenn recycling plant.
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Unintended consequences 1.2.2008 Star Tribune: Business
A cleaner power plant results in higher energy costs and more emissions for St. Paul's Rock-Tenn recycling plant.
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By 'bagging it,' Ireland rids itself of a plastic nuisance 1.2.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Ireland passed a plastic bag tax in 2002, and within a year nearly everyone bought reusable cloth shopping bags, which have made plastic bags socially unacceptable.
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The future of mining machines 31.1.2008 The Oil Drum
Ugo Bardi produced a rather grim look into the future with his recent piece on the , and the various considerations of what we are going to do as the major mining sources of the different ores that are required start to run out. I would rather like to take another tack, and comment instead on the need that the mining industry will face, at some point soon, in having to significantly change the way in which it mines and processes ore. Whether it is in the mining of the large volumes of rock that yield the coal and oil from tar sands for the fuels industry, or the deeply won gold, from narrow veins found miles underground, the current energy cost of those operations is starting to come into conflict already with other needs, in a time of shorter ...
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