Put It In Your Pantry with Your Cupcakes

Friday, February 11, 2005

Defining Conservatism For The Past 50 Years
"Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself": FDR's First Inaugural Address

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Cheney Warns of Iran As a Nuclear Threat:

"'Given the fact that Iran has a stated policy that their objective is the destruction of Israel, the Israelis might well decide to act first, and let the rest of the world worry about cleaning up the diplomatic mess afterwards,' Cheney said. In 1981, Israel sent warplanes to destroy Iraq's nuclear reactor.
'We don't want a war in the Middle East, if we can avoid it,' he said. "
Report: FAA Had 52 Pre-9/11 Warnings

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Push Is On for Academic Bill of Rights To Protect Against 'Political Pollution'
Military-Industrial Complex Speech, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961:

"We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together. "

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

' Same As It Ever Was'
Before and After With MMW
Venona: Soviet Espionage and the American Response, 1939-1957-Part One
Venona: Soviet Espionage and the American Response, 1939-1957-Preface
Venona: Soviet Espionage and the American Response, 1939-1957-Part Two
Cheney: Social Security Plan to Cost Trillions (washingtonpost.com)

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Cheney said the government would have to borrow $754 billion over the next 10 years, and conceded that the price tag would involve borrowing trillions of dollars more in subsequent decades.

"That's right. Trillions more after that," Cheney said in response to a question.
what the hell? shouldn't we be reducing our future debts rather than increasing them? borrowing trillions on top of trillions is poor policy.
Senator Richard J. Durbin | A Form of Torture

Monday, February 07, 2005

The Australian: Unqualified medics 'did amputations' [February 07, 2005]:

"Citing a statement obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, Time reported that an Army medic based at Abu Ghraib spoke of examining 800 to 900 detainees daily as they were admitted. If he worked a 12-hour day, that gave him less than one minute for each exam."

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