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John Kerry to Visit Pakistan in January

A Pakistani news source is reporting that John Kerry will visit Pakistan in January. New York:– US Senator and former democratic party’s presidential candidate John Kerry would visit Pakistan and earthquake hit areas of Azad Kashmir next year, it is learnt through reliable sources. During his almost one week trip he would visit India, Pakistan, […]

Debunking Myths

There were two excellent posts in the blogosphere this week on debunking myths. Media Matters for American debunks “Top 12 media myths and falsehoods on the Bush administration’s spying scandal.” Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan (go blue!) debunks “Top Ten Myths about Iraq in 2005.”

ACLU Runs Ad Calling for Investigation of Bush

The ACLU is calling for a special counsel to investigate whether Bush violated his oath and broke the law with his NSA spying program in an ad in today’s New York Times. A copy of the ad and related documents are posted at their web site.

Mel Gibson Outed as Moron

Just when I found the amount of ignorance in the world has decreased, I found more evidence of how severe the problem has been. At very least it is evidence that some actors should keep their mouths shut about science and politics. The Lippard Blog has posted some exerts from a 1995 interview with Playboy […]

Bush Adminstration Propaganda Efforts No Longer As Effective

George Bush won reelection largely due to a massive propaganda campaign to justify his policies, including deception regarding the events leading up to 9/11. While many Americans remain continue to believe the misinformation spread by the right wing noise machine, the number is gradually decreasing, as shown in this Harris Poll as reported by the […]