The New Attack on Palin? Associate Her with John Edwards


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The obsessive attacks on Palin take yet another morbid turn.

The New Attack on Palin? Associate Her with John Edwards


Today marks a new turn in the obsessive attacks on Sarah Palin: associating her with John Edwards.
In the New York Times Timothy Egan sees them as a pair of ethically similar “grifters” using populism to con the American voter–“playing to outrage while taking care of themselves.” In Egan’s view, both [...]

US suspect in Pakistan defends ‘jihad’ plans – AP


SARGODHA, Pakistan – One of five Americans detained in Pakistan said their aim was to go to Afghanistan to wage jihad against Western forces, defending their intention as justified under Islam. But he denied any links to al-Qaida or plans to carry out terrorist attacks in Pakistan, as alleged by Pakistani authorities. Monday was the […]

House of Debt – by Vasko Kohlmayer


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What will keep the whole system up? What will bring it down?