Daily Archives: September 21, 2006

Bush-McCain Agree On Belly Rubs

Apparently, all the techniques the CIA wanted were approved: The officers told ABC News there was a list of six progressively harsher techniques that were authorized, with the prisoner always handcuffed. The first — the attention grab, involving the rough shaking of a prisoner. Second — the attention slap, an open-handed slap to the face. […]

Iraqi Police Kickin It Up A Notch

Hold on a second. You mean the Iraqi's are still standing up in a big way? But no one in the media is saying anything (from Defenselink News): Iraqi police forces now are trained and equipped to almost 100 percent of the level promised by the coalition and are improving in quality and capability every […]

Another Province In Iraq Handed Over + Linkfest

It appears that the media is getting involved in some of the good news coming from Iraq, though a. it comes from the AFP, and b. they had to throw some negativity into the mix Iraq took control of security from US-led coalition forces in the largely Shiite southern province of Dhi Qar, officials said. […]

Stop The ACLU Blogburst: Voter ID Act

From Stop The ACLU Via The ACLU Website: The American Civil Liberties Union today expressed its disappointment with the House passage of a bill placing undue and unnecessary burdens on Americans’ fundamental right to vote. H.R. 4844, the “Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006,” requires voters to present a government-issued photo ID in order to […]

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