A boy no older than 11 was among the children held by the Army at Iraq (news - web sites)'s Abu Ghraib prison, the former U.S. commander of the facility told a general investigating abuses at the prison.read on
Digby says Wajda Expect? Here is the problem when you put a person known as a war criminal back into a war zone in a position of responsibility. When stuff likethis happens it looks really, really, bad. read on
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said Thursday that President Bush's argument for African Americans to support his Social Security plan is "offensive." ... Obama said the notion that Bush would tailor his Social Security appeal to blacks by talking about their shorter lifespans without linking it to the causes of the death rate was "stunning" and "puzzling." Obama said he would prefer the president not frame his Social Security argument "in racial terms." read on
Pandagon says Woo-Hah! I stopped reading Factcheck.org near the end of the 2004 election cycle because of this article. ...checked back in today with the newly reinvigorated Factcheck, which seems to have been converted into the Annenberg Center For Ignoring Valid Criticisms of Social Security Privatization. read on
The All Spin Zone says Media Chooses Santorum Opponent? There is good news here, in that Bob Casey is outpolling Rick Santorum, but we're a long way from having actual candidates, and I want to hear them all.
Talk Left says CU and Ward Churchill Reach Money Deal Ward Churchill's lawyer has confirmed that there will be a final buyout agreement between the embattled Professor and the University of Colorado by the end of the weekend.