Monday, January 28, 2008

In the News: Jan-28

NYC Wants to Ban Geiger Counters - January 28, @11:05AM - Ellis D. Tripp noted a village voice article about attempts in NYC to pass a law requiring permits for air monitoring devices including apparently geiger counters. I'm sure everyone will feel much safer not knowing anything.

Bush to seek $70 billion in partial 2009 war funding - 28 Jan 2008 at 10:54am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will next week ask Congress for $70 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other related operations for part of the 2009 fiscal year, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Insurgents kill five U.S. soldiers in Iraq - 28 Jan 2008 at 9:48am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five U.S. soldiers were killed when their patrol was hit by a roadside bomb and then came under small arms fire in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Monday, the U.S. military said.

Thought for the day:
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. -Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)


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