Monday, February 16, 2009

In the News: Feb-16

Wordle: In the News: Feb-16

NY senator, husband keep 2 rifles under their bed - 16 Feb 2009 at 3:07pm - NEW YORK -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has drawn criticism from fellow Democrats in New York because of her pro-gun stance, says she keeps two rifles under her bed.

Livni: Give up half of 'Land of Israel' - 16 Feb 2009 at 1:00pm - Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says Israel must give up considerable territory in exchange for peace with the Palestinians.

Despite Obama pledge, Justice defends Bush secrets - 16 Feb 2009 at 11:39am - WASHINGTON -- Despite President Obama's vow to open government more than ever, the Justice Department is defending Bush administration decisions to keep secret many documents about domestic wiretapping, data collection on travelers and U.S. citizens, and interrogation of suspected terrorists.

U.S. set to launch unmanned aerial drones to monitor Manitoba border - 16 Feb 2009 at 10:40am - The first unmanned surveillance airplanes will start patrolling the Manitoba portion of Canada's border with the U.S. after a ceremonial launch Monday, officials say.

Thought for the day:
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. -Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)


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