Mike's Blog Round Up

Secrecy News: At least three publications of the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence, all critical of the Agency, have been withheld from the CIA web site. A large fraction of the documents that were withdrawn from public access at the National Archives on purported national security grounds over the past several years did not meet the standard for classification and should not have been removed.

AGITPROP: Proving once again that the only thing he has learned from experience is that he learns nothing from experience, the Dear Leaker is set to approve another Dubai deal today.

d r i f t g l a s s: Stupid people need museums, too

Bloggers Take Internet Fight to the Hill...where Thursday, House Rules Committee Chair David Dreier blocked all amendments which actually addressed ethics and lobbying reform so GOP members wouldn't be on record as having voted against them. If we could slap corporate logos on politicians, like NASCAR drivers do with their cars, we could get to the bottom of where they really stand on the issues.

Coalition of the Crippled: G-Dub is political poison. He's damaged Tony Blair, he's damaged Musharraf. Italy's Silvio Berlusconi and Spain's Aznar are no longer in office.

OFF THE BEATEN PATH: The Sardonic Sideshow....Vox Verax....David E’s Fablog....
INTEL DUMP....Empires Fall


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