June 27, 2004

Sunday Reading

ACIG: Indonesia receives the first shipment of Su-27s from Russia. Interesting pictures of India's 2003 aerospace expo.

Ampersand reposts an oldie but goodie debunking the claim that domestic violence is an equal opportunity activity.

Army Times: Soldiers have a difficult time readjusting to civilian life.

Atrios settles it: yes, they do submit questions to the White House before interviewing Bush. Also, he brings us excerpts of a FAIR study demonstrating what the media thinks fair and balanced means.

Billmon compares Michael Moore to a robot in a favorite sci-fi short story. I've read that story, and all I can say is... yep.

Corrente shares an article with a dissection of major war mistakes

Digby expresses just the right amount of outrage over a Bush administration plan to distribute catastrophic healthcare by lottery because of budget crunches when we have plenty of money to shovel into the bottomless belly of Halliburton.

Guardian: This presidential campaign is going to be a pitched ground battle. Interview with the anonymous intelligence community author of Imperial Hubris. He says:

...Anonymous, who published an analysis of al-Qaida last year called Through Our Enemies' Eyes, thinks it quite possible that another devastating strike against the US could come during the election campaign, not with the intention of changing the administration, as was the case in the Madrid bombing, but of keeping the same one in place.

"I'm very sure they can't have a better administration for them than the one they have now," he said. ...

Guerilla News Network shows you where to find the dirt on Exxon's sponsorship of climate skeptics.

Jesse at Pandagon is helping compile an account of Bush supporters who compare opponents to Nazis.

Julia of Sisyphus Shrugged notes that even the Greens won't endorse Nader, picking instead a man who's said he'll adhere to a 'safe states' policy and tells voters not to vote for him if they're worried about four more years.

Just a Bump on the Beltway went to see Control Room, the documentary about Aljazeera, because Fahrenheit 9/11 was sold out. Apparently, it's pretty good, and got quite a reaction out of the audience.

Newsweek talks about the politicization of Hong Kong.

Orcinus has a compendium of ignored homegrown terrorism.

Talent Show: Bush ad steals intellectual property.

Talk Left: the essential Ron Reagan, some advice for Kerry, comments on the suspension of torture, a good article discussing the ramifications of the White House legal advice on torture.

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