Friday, December 01, 2006
December 1, 2006: Recent links of interest
Friday, 1 December 2006 4:10 P GMT-05
I suspect history will judge this as one of the great (non-)events of the American experience, and one of the great (non-)turning points of the last two centuries, equally significant, though far less prominent, than many actual events and actual turning points. What happened and why, is, therefore, a question of no small importance to ponder. Why did the Cheney/Rove juggernaut travel half-way down the road to American fascism, only to pull up short? Why, in short, did they flinch?Tags: george w bush history fascism dictatorship us
Friday, 1 December 2006 3:15 A GMT-05
Terrorism specialists think Iraqi insurgents prefer American stolen cars because they tend to be larger, blend in more easily with the convoys of US government and private contractors, and are harder to identify as stolen.