February 20, 2005

Sampler Platter

The Washington Post summarizes two of the sessions of the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference (AAAS, publishers of Science magazine) going on right now. The sessions dealt with the Iraqi marsh restoration and global warming's effect on wind in the US.

The Guardian Observer reviews Gannongate. The obvious-to-some point is made that if this had happened in the Clinton White House, all hell would be breaking loose.

An outbreak of pneumonic plague has killed 61 people in the Congo.

Of all Bush's many lies on the 2000 campaign trail, one thing he said has continued to be stunningly accurate. He's a uniter. Yes, when it comes to uniting his own enemies and those of the United States, nobody does it quite as well.

Also, America's corrupt multinationals must be united in their delight that a company could make $2 billion for work that no one can prove took place. Now *that's* a profit margin.

Robert Fisk gives his account of the assassination of Rafiq Hariri.

Dave Pollard talks about toppling power and offers some useful links for green living and good insight.

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