Monthly Archives: July 2006

Re: Wash.Post: YouTube users explore Mideast violence – washingtonpost.com Highlights – MSNBC.com

  Quote Supporters of citizen journalism, the idea that ordinary people are best positioned to provide information and reports about current events, say that verifying information is often difficult but that eventually there will be a way to make doing … Continue reading

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Lebanon-Israel War

From USA Today, July 20: Annan made clear that his priority was helping the Lebanese people and preventing more civilian casualties. “Both the deliberate targeting by Hezbollah of Israeli population centers with hundreds of indiscriminate weapons and Israel’s disproportionate use … Continue reading

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Blue vs Red – Supreme Court has ruled against tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees.

I think you can see from my July 2005 post labeled "Talking about Federal court rules against ex-bin Laden driver" that I am not opposed to special treatment for prisoners of the so-called War on Terror.  (A better name might … Continue reading

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Huh? $5 bill to be redesigned to stop $100 bill counterfeiting

  Quote $5 Bill to Get Redesign "Originally, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing had planned to exempt the $5 bill and Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, from the design makeovers introduced over the past three years for the $50, … Continue reading

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