The show is over but here is a list of issues Geov Parrish is following; you can hear Geov on KEXP, Saturday mornings at 8:30am - tune in!
KEXP MAR. 29 2008
Feds cite PortoS for overdredging near T 30 (Harbor I) & T 91 (Magnolia)
T 91 to accommodate cruise ships
Clintons earned $109 mil between 2000-07; released as a FAND
551 mil came from Bill's speeches - and HRC says words don't matter!
# wanting unemployment benefits rises to 2-yr high
& late consumer loan payments at 16-yr high; credit card delinquencies now up
GAO rpt: $295 bil in cost overruns for mil weapons projects, yrs behind schedule
Out of 1.6 in 95 projects, 2 yrs late on average
"In addition, none of the systems that the GAO looked at had met all of the standards for best management practices during their development stages."
Post-9-11 memo justifying torture also exempted GWOT from 4th Amendment (!)
Torture OK cuz 5th & 8th Amendments don't apply to aliens held "abroad"
Also suspended Posse Comitatus
ACLU: mil using FBI to spy on Internet to skirt laws
Remember Monica Goodling? DoJ investigates whether she fired staffer because
of rumors staffer was a lesbian; first removed child abuse from job
Bush adm waives environmental laws to finish SW border fence
CBS/NYT poll: 81% believe US "headed on wrong track"
900 killed or wounded in Basra; more than 1000 desert
Maliki continues attacks after al-Sadr standdown, pledges more attacks
al-Sadr calls for march against Ams in Najaf Apr 9, 5th anniv of Bag fall
Petraeus, Crocker to testify before Congress on same day
NYT, WaPo repeat Bush adm disinfo that they had nothing to do w/offensive
It's all about (Southern Iraqi) oil
Mugabe raiding opposition after results not announced from last Sat's pres elec
Opposition claims 50/43% win in parliamentary elections