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‘America’s violation of international human rights abets our enemies and alienates our friends.’ – Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter: US Foreign Policy Since 9/11 Has Been ‘Catastrophic’ for Global Human Rights | Common Dreams

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Ferdinand A. Porsche, who designed the original Porsche 911, the snazzy, powerful sports car that became the lasting signature of the German automobile company founded by his grandfather and later run by his father, died on Thursday in Salzburg, Austria. He was 76. (via Ferdinand A. Porsche, 76, Dies – Designed Celebrated 911 – NYTimes.com) […]

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Few Afghans know of 9/11, reason for war

Afghans in two crucial southern provinces are almost completely unaware of the September 11 attacks on the United States and don’t know they precipitated the foreign intervention now in its 10th year, a new report showed on Friday. From Few Afghans know of 9/11, reason for war Wow. 

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Giuliani’s law firm seeking bailout business

In the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani has begun drumming up business, positioning his law firm to advise corporate clients on how to profit from the government’s $700 billion bailout. From: Giuliani’s law firm seeking bailout business – Newsday.com So at what point is he going […]

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Antiterrorism Bill Passes House by Wide Margin

A crucial provision in the bill will change the way antiterrorism grants from the Department of Homeland Security are distributed to the states. It will cut in half the guaranteed minimum grant to each state, which was $3.8 million this year, and allow department officials to distribute money in discretionary grants where the threat and […]