Stories from 2004-03-03
"Mr Kay, who was formerly a UN weapons inspector, called for the president to go further. 'It's about confronting and coming clean with the American people. He should say we were mistaken and I am determined to find out why,' he said." [more]
"According to ISNA, the court also ordered the United States to pay $800 million to two Iranians who were 'kidnapped' by US forces and 'suffered damage,' also without elaborating." [more]
"Pentagon investigators charge that KBR charged for nearly four million meals that were never served. There is also the question of whether KBR paid as much as $61 million too much for fuel last year by buying it from a Kuwaiti source rather than from cheaper sources in Turkey. The billings now under review bring the total cost to the U.S. taxpayer to more than $176 million." [more]
"While neither the group nor the individuals had current links to New Zealand, Clark said the move 'will serve to deter New Zealanders from becoming inadvertently involved in their activities.'" [more]
"The RNC also improperly deposited $250,000 received from the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ('Freddie Mac') in its general nonfederal account in 2001 even though the donation had been properly designated for the building fund." [more]
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(IHT, Apr 30)
"In just five years, Bush has challenged more than 750 new laws, by far a record for any president, while becoming the first president since Thomas Jefferson to stay so long in office without issuing a veto." [more]
(Interactivist Info Exchange, Jul 26)
"Horizontalism is not an ideology, however, it is a relationship — a way of relating to one another in a directly democratic way while at the same time creating through the process of discovery. What has resulted is the creation of an amazing complex of movements, all linked." [more]
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