Monday, January 28, 2008

Big Dan's Big News Jan 28, 2008

(Hey! It's nice and warm in here! I think I'll take a nap...I hope that darn dog isn't around here anywhere!)

· COLLATERAL TV: New Hampshire & E-Voting 101 (video about e-vote machines)

· Liz Cheney joins Team Romney

· Snubbing Bill, Kennedy backs Obama

· The wait continues for 9/11 responder aid. Rescue worker with severe respiratory problems to sit in on Bush's Monday speech.

· Former FBI agent turned whistleblower, Sibel Edmonds, has claimed that a senior official in the U.S. State Department tipped off a foreign contact to a CIA investigative cover during an investigation into a nuclear spy ring.

· Is the Bush Administration Trying to Take Down Fannie Mae? Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace: The government-backed lender is embroiled in a murky battle.

· Kucinich's exclusion from debates shows glare of media influence

· Latest Liberty News (takes a while to load)

· Should Nursing Homes Be for Profit? Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace: Is it right that people are trying to make money off taking care of our most vulnerable population?

· "Jackasses with Guns": Mercenaries
War on Iraq: Thousands of serious allegations of crimes in Iraq and only one mercenary has been prosecuted.

· Michael Savage's Hate Speech Catches up with Him. MediaCulture: Major firms are pulling their advertising from Savage's radio show following a campaign highlighting his inflammatory rhetoric.

· Shell & Exxon-Mobil Prepare To Announce Record Profits

· Olbermann: I’d Sacrifice My Personal Success For A ‘Responsible Presidency’

· Indonesia's former dictator Suharto, an army general who crushed Indonesia's communist movement and pushed aside the country's founding father to usher in 32 years of tough rule that saw up to a million political opponents killed, died today. He was 86.

· Because Barbara Bush taught him to "use your words, George," her son the president, rather than actually mooning some Senate Democrats at the joint session of Congress on Monday night as he would like to do, will instead call them terrorist-lovers for refusing to give retroactive immunity to lawbreaking telecoms in the FISA bill, and he will call them partisan obstructionists for wanting to extend unemployment benefits in the economic stimulus bill now pending.
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