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Pres. Bush Eats Pussy Cat

By J. La Mont, published on Oct 8, 2006

...scandal that is likely to cost several other Republicans their jobs during the elections such as Sen. Conrad Burns of Montana. Then of course Bob Woodward's new book State of Denial revealed repeated and contemptible failures of the White House in planning for, and adapting to the war in Iraq. This only increased the bad publicity from a leaked report from intelligent officials proclaiming the War in Iraq has made America less safe. Then of course former Republican Congressman Duke Cunningham, who is in jail for accepting millions of dollars worth of bribes, wrote a letter to the... (more)

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First Officer Refusing Iraq Deployment Faces Prison

By Alethea, published on Sep 21, 2006

You may or may not have heard about Lieutenant Ehren K. Watada and the immense commotion that follows his name, particularly from the U.S. Army. But why the excitement and who is he? Back in June of 2006, Lt. Watada became the first commissioned officer to publicly refuse deployment to the Iraq War because of his own personal beliefs. Initially he had joined the army "out of a desire to protect our country." However, as time passed he began reading into the conflicts with Iraq and after much "soul-searching" decided he did not want any part of it. Watada wrote a resignation to his... (more)

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Only Revolutions

By Ariel, published on Aug 22, 2006 before Tristan & Isolde. And long after too. Because they’re forever around. Or so both claim, gleefully carolling: We’re allways sixteen. Hailey & Sam, powered by an ever-rotating fleet of cars, from Shelby Mustang to Sumover Linx, careen from the Civil Rights Movement to the Iraq War, tearing down to New Orleans, up the Mississippi River, across Montana, finally cutting a nation in half as they try to outrace History itself. By turns enticing and exhilarating, finally breathtaking, Only Revolutions is unlike anything ever conceived before, a remarkable feat of heart and... (more)

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