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Friday, February 29

Today's Readings

Time Magazine: Geldof and Bush: Diary From the Road
A worthwhile insight on Bush and Africa and an interesting look at the president. He's sort of human when it comes to Africa but don't get me wrong, he still has a problem with just about everything else.

Regressive Antidote: Sickenme Flimflam Clinton
I know that the Clinton's are more Republican than Democrat and I know that the media's goal is to fool you, but I am missing something. Are the Clintons really such grand opportunists that no one wants them? Not the media, not the Republicans, not the Democrats? Are they an entity unto themselves? It seemed that way after reading this piece by David Green.

Other stuff:
1 in 100 U.S. Adults Behind Bars, New Study Says
One in 36 Hispanic adults is behind bars.
One in 15 black adults is, too, as is one in nine black men between the ages of 20 and 34.
One in 355 white women between the ages of 35 and 39 are behind bars.
One in 100 black women are locked up.

Economy Slows to Near Halt

Israeli minister warns of Palestinian 'holocaust'

Ricin found at Las Vegas Motel

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