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

November 21, 2008

Bits and Pieces for the Week of November 15 - 22

Why we're going to be stuck in Iraq for a looooong time. I think that the least we could do, considering all the horrific damage we've done to Iraq, is leave much of the stuff there for the Iraqis. (mike)

20 reasons why consumers will drag the U.S. economy into a severe recession. (Mike)

Europeana is a wonderful use of the internet (note: yesterday's site debut was so popular that it temporarily shut down access)

I have to give a big shout out to my Congressman... Raul Grijalva. He was named co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, along with Lynn Woolsey. He helped Obama with the Hispanic vote throughout the Southwest. (7 of 6)

Almost 700,000 children went hungry in the U.S. last year. Wonder how many hungry kids there will be this year? One word: CRIMINAL!! (7 of 6)

France reveals that U.S. stopped the French military from capturing bin Laden. (Mike)

I was thinking of taking the family on a trip to Mexico's interior next year. Only if the violence decreases. They are plum crazy down there. (7 of 6)

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