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January 19, 2009

Afghan Foreign Ministry at Odds with Hillary Clinton

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Even though she hasn’t been sworn in yet, Hillary Clinton is already at odds with the Afghan foreign ministry. The reason: Clinton referred to Afghanistan as a “narco-state” during a recent confirmation hearing. Afghanistan’s foreign minister was insulted by the term, saying ...

Pelosi Open to Prosecution of Top Bush Officials

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D. California) said she is open to press forth on some persecutions of top Bush administration officials. “I think you look at each item and see what is a violation of the law and do we even have a right to ignore it,R...

December 10, 2008

Obama's Senate Seat for Sale!

President-elect Barack Obama's Illinois senate seat is vacant - and up for sale for the highest bidder. Bloggers from around the world chime in to catch up on the action after Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested and charged by the FBI of corruption in the selection of Obama's successor for the empty Senate seat.

December 9, 2008

Just like Our Governors exactly !!??

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested today on charges that he conspired to sell or trade the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by President-elect Barack Obama to the highest bidder. The Governor has been arrested along his Chief of Staff , of course this political scandal is the talk of the m...

And the Hate Keeps on Coming : Hate Crime Against Latinos in Brooklyn

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

It becomes emotionally exhausting having to write about hate crimes against Latinos, having to read and rehash the disgusting details, and being reminded in very tangible ways of how far people will go to hurt someone who could easily be someone I care about. And here we go again. On early Sunday ...

Illinois Governor Blagojevich Arrested On Corruption Charges

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

In a stunning blow to Democratic Party claims to represent a reversal of years of Republican corruption, Illinois Governor Blagojevich has been arrested this morning.  Charges include attempts by the Governor to trade an appointment to President-Elect Obama’s Senate seat for BlagojevichR...

Karma at last

Aggregated from: Kiwiblog

I don’t believe in psychics sensing murder but I do believe in karma, and that is what OJ Simpson got a big dose of. Maybe while he is inside for 9 to 33 years, he can keep searching for Nicole’s killer also! Before he killed Nicole, OJ was not just a big sports star, but almost in a lar...

End Prohibition, Again

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

I hoped everyone enjoyed their end of Prohibition parties yesterday and are very gently dealing with the consequences today. 75 years ago the 21st amendment to the Constitution was passed, becoming the only amendment specifically created to annul another amendment. The wildly unsuccessful attempt to...

December 5, 2008

Last Blow On Obama Citizenship Question About To Land

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

The U.S. Supreme Court is about is consider and then immediately dismiss a lawsuit challenging Obama’s citizenship on the basis of a bunch of half-baked conspiracy theories from the loonier fringes of the far right.  Hopefully, this will put this issue to rest among all but the black-helico...

November 26, 2008

Sami Al-Haj, Al Jazeera camerman

Aggregated from: JOTMAN

What hath the monsters done?Thursday, a right-wing US judge decided that the Bush Administration had no grounds whatsoever to continue holding five Algerians held at Guantanamo and ordered their immediate release. Greewnald blogs:The five Algerians were joined for most of their stay at Guantanamo ...