Wednesday, September 19, 2007

September 23, 2007 No Talking Heads

Guests will be TJ Johnson and Geov Parrish

* Brian Baird town hall meetings around area. Report from Olympia.
* Pentagon: Dropping Yee's porn, adultery reprimand was a mistake, AP via Olympian
* Olympia council may buy restaurant for future park; Owners have multiple offers for property, Olympian
- Traditions might have to move??

* NY Times on Health Care Plans Proposed by 2008 Presidential candidates, NY Times
* $500,000: Amount the war in Iraq costs per minute, according to a new analysis by Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and Harvard’s Linda Bilmes, put out by the American Friends Service Committee. The study finds that this $720 million a day could buy homes for 6,500 families or health care for 423,529 children. Washington Post
* War means a windfall for CEOs, MSN.COM, thanks to Bruce Gagnon for sending me the story.
* Jena Six - The Jena Six are a group of black students who are being charged with attempted murder for beating up a white student who was taunting them with racial slurs, and continued to support other white students who hung three nooses from the high schools "white tree" which sits in the front yard.
- coverage from Democracy Now!
* Debate No-Shows Worry GOP Leaders, saw this first on Huffington Post.
* UF student tasered and arrested at John Kerry talk trying to ask a question
- funny part about this is that I was arrested at the same auditorium back in 1998 when General Norman Schwarzkopf was being given an honorary doctorate degree and Vets for Peace was protesting his treatment of Gulf War vets who were claiming they were sick with Gulf War Syndrome.

* Iran: Retaliation for any Israeli attack, AP via Yahoo

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