Good News (Bad News): Iraq War Money Runs Out. (More is on the Way.)
The U.S. Army has run out of money and won't be able to run the Vietraq War past mid-June.
It's just a piece of budget trickery by the DOD. Taxpayer.net calls it "the Pentagon's latest sob story," explaining:
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The Southern Baptist Convention has refused to officially condemn a California law that clamps down on gay-bashing by public school teachers. Frustrated extremists in the nation's largest single denomination (and the country's lowest common denominator) vow to pull their kids out of California's public schools.
They haven't pulled their kids out yet.
The days are numbered for the Bush-Cheney regime's unconstitutional Guantanamo Bay prison. Especially after the Supreme Court ruled that its inmates actually have habeas corpus rights.
We're building a new Gitmo in Afghanistan.
From the Institute for War & Peace Reporting's Hafizullah Gardesh and Jean MacKenzie in Kabul:
Just an upgrade, huh? The IWPR report continues:
The average U.S. worker made just over $29,000 last year, while ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson made $50,000, according to SEC records. That seems like a reasonable gap.
Tillerson's pay was actually $50,000 a day.
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