Daily Archives: July 21, 2007

Minimum Wage Goes Up This Week: Thank The GOP

What? You think I am kidding? Oh contraire, rabbit! Someone should tell George Miller and Osama Obama that, too (Yahoo News) “In the wealthiest country in the history of the world, it is an outrage that anyone who works full time would still wind up in poverty,” said George Miller, D-Calif., chairman of the House Education […]

What Happens When You Negotiate With North Korea?

Well, after you are done giving them something for doing something they were already supposed to be doing to start with, they want more July 21 (Bloomberg) — North Korea wants light-water reactors in return for dismantling its nuclear weapons program, the North’s top nuclear negotiator told reporters in Beijing after three days of discussions. […]

Italy Arrests Three For Using Mosque For Terrorism

I’m shocked, I tell you, shocked. To think Muslims would use their holy places for violence is unbelievable (is there an emoticon for sarcasm?) (AdelaideNow) POLICE in central Italy arrested three Moroccans today after finding films and internet downloads at a mosque they believe was used for training militants for "terrorist acts". Police in Perugia […]

U.S. Threatens Military Action In Pakistan

Or does it? ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An ambush of a military convoy that killed 17 troops near the Afghan border Wednesday pushed the death toll in a series of attacks to at least 101 Pakistanis in the past five days — and brought President Pervez Musharraf, according to a local newspaper headline, to a "Moment […]

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