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If You Swallow a Golf Ball, It'll Hurt — Twice.

March 15, 2006

1. TAKE ACTION: House Vote on Iraq War Wednesday or Thursday (3/14/06)Rep Tom Allen (ME) will introduce an amendment to the Iraq war supplemental funding bill stating that no funds in that measure may be spent to build permanent U.S. bases in Iraq. — He might not be as fancy as Russ Feingold, but this could be very meaningful.
2. Like the raven calling the crow ‘black,’ US may oppose establishing a Human Rights Council: Tense UN considers creating new human rights bodyWashington believes the body lacks a means to prevent major rights violators from getting a seat and it would be too hard to suspend a major abuser.
3. U.S. may reassess economic ties to China“…China should be held accountable for its actions and required to live up to its responsibilities, including enforcing intellectual property rights, allowing market forces to drive economic development and opening its markets . . . We will use all options available to meet this challenge.” — Oh, fuck. Did he just say all options are on the table?
4. The world, as we know it, is coming to an end. — 3 links. [Hover for source and title.]
5. An image.

  1. March 15, 2006 2:51 PM

    Hey, now, don’t give up hope. All we have to do is cut our CO2 emissions by 100% within the next 2 months! We can do it!

  2. March 15, 2006 2:56 PM

    Hey, you’re right. I’ll hold my breath!

    [Doing my part.]

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