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Suburban Guerrilla : SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN Adds a whole new meaning, doesn't it? A boy no older than 11 was among the children held by the Army

Suburban Guerrilla : SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN Adds a whole new meaning, doesn't it?

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

The Carpetbagger says Obama speaks up But yesterday, even the mild-mannered Obama couldn't keep quiet.

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.

Rising Hegemon says Learn Something New Everyday DeLay Treated for Heart Condition

Daily Kos says No blog regulation The cross-partisan Online Coalition will present the FEC with our letter asking the FEC to tread carefully when promulgating rules on online political advocacy.

TBogg says Good news for people who love good writing In an attempt to make up for putting David "Bobo" Brooks on their editorial pages, the NY Times brings back Frank Rich to the Op-Eds.

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.

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