“Strikingly Negative” Iraq Report Leaked Before White House Can Doctor It

31 08 2007

Amazing — someone in the Government Accountability Office wants the government to be accountable.

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The Black Hole Of The Internet (Pic)

31 08 2007

It surprising which parts of the Internet where information can flow freely.

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The Rip-off in Iraq: You Will Not Believe How Low the War Profiteers Have G

31 08 2007

In Iraq, private contractors are guaranteed huge profits no matter how badly they fuck things up.

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Rudy Giuliani has made $9.2 million off the September 11, 2001 tragedy

31 08 2007

The former mayor of New York made $9.2 million on a speaking tour in 2006 and 2007. Here is a look at who paid him and how much.

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Fat Man Breaks Through Boston Subway Gate to Avoid $1.70 Fare

31 08 2007

His costs now? Over $2,000. Watch the surveillance video of this moron in action.

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KKK rally pwned by… clowns!?

31 08 2007

Wife Power!

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Chomsky highlights the hypocrisy of US official rhetoric towards Iran

31 08 2007

Without irony, the Bush administration and the media charge that Iran is “meddling” in Iraq, otherwise presumably free from foreign interference. It is instructive that Washington’s propaganda framework is reflexively accepted in US and other Western commentary and reporting, apart from the marginal fringe of what is called ‘the loony left.”

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GREENPEACE co-founder slams DiCaprio’s ‘scare tactics’ in movie

30 08 2007

Despite the anti-forestry scare tactics of celebrity movies, trees are the most powerful concentrators of carbon on Earth Dr. Patrick Moore is a co-founder of Greenpeace and chairman and chief scientist of Greenspirit Strategies Ltd. in Vancouver.

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Judiciary chairman says Pelosi can’t stop impeachment proceedings

30 08 2007

Rep. John Conyers declared House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could not stop him from beginning impeachment proceedings against a ‘long list of people’ in the Bush administration, although he did not make a firm commitment to begin proceedings.
“Pelosi has impeachment ‘off the table,’ but that’s off her table, it is not off John Conyers’ table.”

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XBMC needs your help – Developers needed for Linux Port

29 08 2007

This isn’t new news, but its really important for many people. The people who made XBMC are trying to port it to Linux (the language used will let them do Mac easily too). They need more developers with Linux experience. If you love XBMC and would like to see it work as a full DVR, PLEASE Digg this to help catch the attention of Linux devs.

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Warren Buffett: Income tax rigged to benefit rich

29 08 2007

The very rich in America pay taxes at a lower rate than most working people, private-equity partners enjoy some of the lowest tax rates of all. At a fund-raiser in New York last month, Warren Buffett: “This is what Congress in its wisdom did: the 400 of us [here] pay a lower part of our income in taxes than our receptionists do…’

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Wal-Mart Avoids Taxes by Paying Rent to Itself

29 08 2007

To reduce its taxes and costs, it sets up one subsidiary to run its stores and another subsidiary to own its real estate. The operating subsidiary pays rent to the real estate subsidiary and takes a tax deduction for the rent, even though that money eventually ends up in the corporation’s own pocket.

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