BREAKING NEWS: Blast hits UN office in Pakistan – Aljazeera

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No claim of responsibility for the attack was immediately made [AFP]
Blast hits UN office in Pakistan
MONDAY, OCTOBER 05, 2009
11:20 MECCA TIME, 08:20 GMT
No claim of responsibility for the attack was immediately made [AFP]
A blast has taken place inside the UN’s World Food Programme offices in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, killing at least three people.
One foreigner [...]

“Brain-dead conservatives:” Redemption is found in Reagan roots by Craig Shirley

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“Brain-dead conservatives:” Redemption is found in Reagan roots
By: Craig Shirley
OpEd Contributor
October 4, 2009
Ronald Reagan once joked that Harvard was not the answer to juvenile delinquency. Nor are elite college degrees for the ailing GOP, as my friend Stephen Hayward seemed to suggest in today’s Washington Post.
 
Indeed, many of the conservatives he cited with advanced degrees [...]

“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric by Michael Barone

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“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
10/04/09 12:14 PM EDT
In my Sunday Examiner column, I looked at Barack Obama’s apparent change of heart on Afghanistan. I took aim at his characterization, made as recently as August 17, of Afghanistan as a “war of necessity,” as compared to Iraq, which he and [...]

John Bolton: Iran’s Big Victory in Geneva – WSJ.com

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Iran’s Big Victory in Geneva
We are now even further from eliminating Tehran’s threat.
OPINION OCTOBER 4, 2009, 10:56 P.M. ET
By JOHN BOLTON
The most widely touted outcome of last week’s Geneva talks with Iran was the “agreement in principle” to send approximately one nuclear-weapon’s worth of Iran’s low enriched uranium (LEU) to Russia for enrichment to 19.75% [...]

A Changed Supreme Court Faces Key Cases In 2009-10 Session : NPR

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A Changed Court Faces Key Decisions In 2009-10
October 5, 2009
by NINA TOTENBERG
Sonia Sotomayor is not expected to dramatically shift the tone of a bench that includes, clockwise from top, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia and Chief Justice John Roberts.
Campaign finance; gun rights; animal cruelty; separation of church and state; life terms for juveniles — [...]

Washington Times – Report: Bernanke, Paulson misled on bailouts

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Report: Bernanke, Paulson misled on bailouts
Monday, October 5, 2009

Sean Lengell
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and former Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. misled the public about the financial weakness of Bank of America and other early recipients of the government’s $700 billion Wall Street bailout, creating “unrealistic expectations” about the companies and damaging the [...]

Huckabee – 10-3-09 KT McFarland on Iran as a nuclear power – Pt. 1 & 2 – FoxNews VIDEO

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KT McFarland former National Security Adviser talks about the dangers of Iran and nuclear weapons.

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Iran Growing Threat? – FOXNews – VIDEO

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Growing Threat? Report shows Iran has the capabilities to make nuclear bomb.

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The Weekend Interview with John Mackey: The Conscience of a Capitalist – WSJ.com

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OPINION OCTOBER 3, 2009
The Conscience of a Capitalist
The Whole Foods founder talks about his Journal health-care op-ed that spawned a boycott, how he deals with unions, and why he thinks CEOs are overpaid.
By STEPHEN MOORE
“I honestly don’t know why the article became such a lightning rod,” says John Mackey, CEO and founder of Whole Foods [...]

Amir Taheri – Talking It Out With Iran – FOXNews – VIDEO

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Will patience pay off with Iran?Iranian Journalist Amir Taheri addressing whether Iran will stop nuclear program.

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