January 12, 2005
page around 10am
from Sig Christenson's just-filed report
from the Abu Ghraib trial at Fort Hood, defense attorney Womack
tries to make the human pyramid seem almost like fun, and a way
to protect the detainees: If you stack them on their hands
and knees, Womack told Judge James. L. Pohl, you avoid
Does this look like they are (all) stacked on hands and knees?
question: Should we expect this stack team to show up at this year's
international Cheerleader Pyramid competition?
disaster taps US kids' empathy, enterprise
Moved by a stream of images and their own worries, children
collect teddy bears, letters, and $1 per pillow on your
"I saw France, at first, had only donated $136,000,
and I told my dad, 'I can do that,' " says the eighth-grader.
search in Iraq abandoned The
top CIA weapons hunter is home, and analysts are back at Langley.
Congress allotted hundreds of millions
of dollars for the weapons hunt, and there has been no public accounting
of the money. A spokesman for the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence
Agency said the entire budget and the expenditures would remain
tells of violence of submarine San Francisco collision
Poll on Prisoner Pyramids---RESULT
10a-1130pm Tue 1/11/2005
The defense lawyer's statement that Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse
wasn't abuse because "cheerleaders all over America form pyramids"
screwup leaves Cibolo unknowingly drinking bad water
aim to put more Texas Lege votes on record
slow start, Arab countries crank up tsunami relief Initially
criticized for a weak response, Gulf states have increased giving
as much as 100-fold.
Francisco ordinance defends dogs City now requires 'humane
treatment of all companion dogs.'
mistakes superglue for eyedrops
is about a TV show that ran last October
there an al Qaeda at all? If Osama bin
Laden does, in fact, head a vast international terrorist organization
with trained operatives in more than 40 countries, as claimed
by Bush, why, despite torture of prisoners, has this administration
failed to produce hard evidence of it?
can it be that in Britain since 9/11, 664 people have been
detained on suspicion of terrorism but only 17 have been found
guilty, most of them with no connection to Islamist groups
and none who were proven members of Al Qaeda?
have we heard so much frightening talk about "dirty bombs"
when experts say it is panic rather than radioactivity that
would kill people?
did Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claim on "Meet
the Press" in 2001 that Al Qaeda controlled massive high-tech
cave complexes in Afghanistan, when British and U.S. military
forces later found no such thing?