LawSquawker: Safety for your family or corporations? I thought the Consumer Products Safety Commission was supposed to protect you and me and our fami
April 25, 2007

LawSquawker: Safety for your family or corporations? I thought the Consumer Products Safety Commission was supposed to protect you and me and our families (and our pets) from dangerous, unsafe products. Now, Michael Baroody, who has has spent most of his professional life as a lobbyist and political operative on behalf of corporate interests has been tapped to run the Commission! Just another BUSHCO fox/henhouse outrage (h/t dabobbo)

Faithful Progressive: The 'surge' escalation still doesn't make any sense and simply props up a corrupt and incompetent Iraqi government at American taxpayer expense.

Daily Howler: Maureen Dowd is queen of our dumbest professional cohort - millionaire pundits

First Draft: We are at Day 605 since Katrina and Orleans Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard says there are more bodies yet to be discovered. And, said Dr. Minyard, there are still houses that have not been touched.

Secrecy News: Presidential secrecy is best understood not as an expression of executive strength but as a sign of weakness and insecurity, according to a provocative new book on the subject.

The Free Press: Did the most powerful Republicans in America have the computer capacity, software skills and electronic infrastructure in place on Election Night 2004 to tamper with the Ohio results to ensure George W. Bush's re-election?

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