Monday, March 31, 2008

In the News: Mar-31

Truce Calms Iraq, Weakens Prime Minister - 31 Mar 2008 at 4:00pm - BAGHDAD (AP) -- Rockets fell on the Green Zone and random machine gun fire rang out Monday in the southern city of Basra as Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr sought to rein in his gunmen after a week of battles that claimed about 400 lives.

Bush prods Congress before Europe trip - 31 Mar 2008 at 8:28am - WASHINGTON -- On his way out of the country, President Bush stopped long enough Monday to tell Congress what to do what while he was away: pass legislation he wants on matters of trade, housing and terrorist surveillance.
He's right: the Senate really should get off their lazy butts and pass the House version of the FISA bill.

Thought for the day:
Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one. -A. J. Liebling (1904 - 1963)


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