Monday, December 15, 2008

Required Reading 12/15

Fund Fraud Hits Big Names
Madoff's clients included Mets owner, GMAC chairman, country-club recruits.

Bush Blinks On The Auto Bailout
Now Barack Obama will have to face the UAW.

Innocents Die In The Drug War
Of all the casualties claimed by the U.S. "war on drugs" in Latin America, perhaps none so fully captures its senselessness and injustice as the 2001 CIA-directed killing of Christian missionary Veronica Bowers and her daughter Charity in Peru.

Disarming Ourselves
A new report warns Obama about our aging nuclear weapons.

Iran's YouTube Generation
Defiance on display.

Internet Attacks Are A Real And Growing Problem
A new report says cyberway isn't science fiction.

The Blago Scandal: What's The Rush? by Byron York
Are Obama allies stoking a crisis to push an embarrassing scandal offstage?

Dubious Dialogue by Amir Taheri
Obama has been toying with the idea of dialogue with the Islamic world for two years now - but he has yet to approach the idea of actually saying anything meaningful.

Sinise: A Man For All Services
Since war became a geographically distant but very real way of life after Sept. 11, 2001, no Hollywood star has stepped up to support active duty U.S. military personnel and wounded veterans like Gary Sinise.

Scientists Denounce AP For Hysterical Global Warming Article by Noel Sheppard
Scientists from around the world are denouncing an Associated Press article hysterically claiming that global warming is "a ticking time bomb" about to explode, and that we're "running out of time" to do anything about it.