"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

May 12, 2007

Bits and Pieces for the Week of May 6 - 12

Bill Moyers describes the costs of the Iraq War (video) (Mike)

Guiliani pulls a Guiliani (Mike) UPDATE: Oops, he just pulled another.

"Unfluence is a web program that generates interactive network maps of state level political contribution data." Give it a whirl here. (Mike)

Matt Stoller at MYDD has the latest attempt for "restoration of habeas corpus" by Congress. Let's all call our congresspersons for support of this bill. (7 of 6)

River Tigris becoming a graveyard of bodies (Mike)

TJX’s failure to secure Wi-Fi could cost $1B by ZDNet's George Ou -- "The news of the TJ Maxx data breach has rocked the the retail and banking industry, and many estimate that it will cost hundreds of millions or even a billion-plus dollars in financial damage. It was already widely reported back in March that the TJ Maxx breach was probably due to an insecure wireless network, [...]" (Mike)

Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure (Mike)

Listen To Tunes from the Axis of Evil - a Spin The Globe playlist (Mike)

How to blog effectively (Mike)

This incredible speech should pretty much eliminate Mitt Romney's chances of nabbing the Republican nomination in 2008 (Mike)

What ex-CIA Director Tenet has not told us! He's making buku money with the Military Industrial Complex. (7 of 6)

2,500 US Troops infected with a rare parasitic disease in Iraq came home in the last 4 years. (7 of 6)

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