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ROTTEN, OLD-FASHIONED CORRUPTION
Molly Ivins, AlterNet
The FCC has been captured by the industry it is supposed to regulate.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16032

PENTAGON AIMS GUNS AT REPORTERS
Robert Scheer, AlterNet
The military wants to blame the messenger, refusing to acknowledge its role in Lynchgate.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16033

FEISTY TEXANS A MODEL FOR DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Robert Jensen, AlterNet
The 51 Democrats who left for Oklahoma earlier this month to derail a Republican redistricting plan did something that seems radical: They stood up for themselves and for the democratic process.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16028

-->>IN THE WAR ON IRAQ NEWS LOG:
More civilian killings; CIA ignored analysts' predictions of looting; Saddam plots his return; Gulf War Syndrome's cause uncovered?
http://www.alternet.org/waroniraq/

JAMES WATSON WANTS TO BUILD A BETTER HUMAN
Ralph Brave, AlterNet
Look out: Legendary DNA scientist has laid out a strategic framework for moving science and society toward a new eugenics.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16026

KODAK'S TOXIC MOMENTS
Michael I. Niman, AlterNet
Kodak's processing facility in upstate New York releases toxic
chemicals into the environment at astounding rates, and community activists are taking their protests to the world stage.
*In EnviroHealth: http://www.alternet.org/envirohealth/

MOMENT OF TRUTH FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Robert Kampia, AlterNet
The state-federal conflict over medical marijuana is heating up, even as evidence for marijuana's medical usefulness grows every day.
*In DrugReporter: http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/

PROFILES IN SPINELESSNESS
Arianna Huffington, AlterNet
The motto for the whole Democratic Party: "Vote for us -- we kinda, sorta disagree."
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16016

AMERICA'S MOST WANTED: WAR PROFITEER CARDS
Julia Scott, AlterNet
The Ruckus Society jumps into the spoof playing-card deck biz with panache, exposing those exploiting war for selfish gain.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16024

RIGHT PITCHES DUBYA AS HENRY V
Scott Newstrom, PopPolitics.com
Political commentators have been claiming Dubya as a modern-day Prince Hal since the 1990s, ascribing a kingly divine right to a ruler who, from his assumption of the throne to his current crusade, lacks justification.
*In MediaCulture: http://www.alternet.org/mediaculture/


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