Tuesday, May 08, 2007


White House: World Bank can be effective with Wolfowitz - Tue May 8, 2007 1:08PM EDT - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday the World Bank could continue to be effective with embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz in charge.
Well, yeah, and the White House has been effective in implementing Wolfowitz's plans for Iraq -- but is it the kind of effectiveness anyone (besides the White House) is interested in?

Better veterans stress testing urged - 8 May 2007 at 11:54am - WASHINGTON -- The surge in the number of veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder requires development of better tests to evaluate affected personnel and determine how best to compensate them, a panel of medical experts said Tuesday.

GOP senator: Patience on Iraq is limited - 8 May 2007 at 11:10am - WASHINGTON -- Senate Republican Whip Trent Lott says President Bush's new strategy in Iraq has until about fall before GOP members will need to see results.
At face value, interesting rhetoric, coming from a diehard right-winger. But has anyone any doubt that Republicans will "see results", no matter what happens in Iraq between now and fall?

Thought for the day:
"Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance." -Laurie Halse Anderson

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