Here’s how the liberated Iraqis are exercising their liberty in their very own liberated courts, dispensing liberated Iraqi justice to liberated Iraqis under the liberating eye of heavily-armed American guards. From Reuters: Iraqis Tired of US-run Show at Criminal Court.
CHICAGO, March 22 — An inquiry ordered by Alphonse Capone into alleged "improprieties" by his employees in the greater Chicago area has found that the Capone Organization did not violate any laws in carrying out its operations in the fields of leisure activities, private business security, personal loans and government relations.
To underscore the importance and independence of the probe, Capone tapped
Good evening and welcome to Conglomerate News Network. I’m your host, Teat Hodgkins. Tonight we open with some startling news from Southeast Asia: The United States has won the Vietnam War. Our roving reporter, Jimbo Hooper, joins us from Ho Chi Minh City. Jimbo?
Thanks, Teat. Yes, long after we all thought the final whistle had blown, plucky Team USA pulled out a last-second miracle to clinch victory in the hard-fought Vietnam War. As our viewers will recall – or maybe not, since it was such a long time ago
*This piece has been edited since the original posting to incorporate new information. Most recent update: 27 March.*
happened in the village of Abu Sifa, in the rural Al-Isahaqi district
north of Baghdad, on the Ides of March? The murk of war – the natural
blur of unbuckled event, and its artificial augmentation by
professional massagers – shrouds the details of the actual operation.
But here is what we know.
We know that U.S. forces conducted a raid on a house in the village on March 15. We know
McCain Taps Former Bush Political Director (AP)
No need for much comment; the story says it all. Suffice it to say that anyone who still believes that John McCain is some kind of "maverick" who will clean up the monstrous mound of filth left behind by the Bush Regime has rocks in the head. He is not even hiding his pathetic eagerness to be seen as the
Behind the firewall at Salon.com, Smokin’ Joe Conason is red-hot as he takes aim at the rank stupidity displayed in the budget priorities of the Idiot-in-Chief and his Congressional rubberstamps: For folly, billions; for survival, pennies. As a public service, your duly-subscribed and paid-up Uncle E.B. provides you with the whole piece, after the jump. Enjoy – or rather, seethe with outrage.
It turns out that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presaged the recent comments by former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about the growing threat of right-wing violence against the judiciary – and the concominant threat to American democracy. (What’s left of it.) Both women emphasize the point that this "fringe" threat is being fed and exacerbated by the bellicose and undemocratic rhetoric
Hardened cynics often accuse President George W. Bush of ruthlessly exploiting the tragedy of 9/11 to advance his pre-set agenda of killing a whole heap of foreigners. This is, of course, a calumnious slander against the Dear Leader’s noble ambitions. For as he clearly demonstrated last week, Bush is also exploiting the tragedy of 9/11 to advance his pre-set agenda to kill a whole heap of Americans as well.
In yet another of those momentous degradations of public morality that go unremarked by the ever-vigilant watchdogs of the national media,
Just like George Bush, Tony Blair depends on the grease of corruption to operate his increasingly unpopular machinery of power. Unlike Bush, however, there are still members of Blair’s own party with enough courage and integrity to call him on the carpet for the sleaze. He’s now been hammered – by Labour’s own treasurer – for succumbing to that ancient evil of British politics: selling royal honors to fat cats in exchange for big dough. Blair plunged into secret loans crisis (The Guardian).
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