At once deeply universal and deeply strange, it is wonderfully unpretentious, completely appalling, and appealingly clear-of-heart.
Fitzgerald Expanded Scope of Inquiry in to Probe Niger Forgeries by Jason Leopold The special prosecutor investigating the outing of a covert CIA agent expanded his probe last year to include intelligence information used by the Bush administration claiming that Iraq tried to purchase yellow-cake uranium from Niger.
According to a court filing posted on the website of Patrick Fitzgerald, the special prosecutor investigating who leaked the name of undercover CIA agent to reporters, was interested in questioning New York Times reporter Judith Miller about the CIA agent or whether she discussed Iraq's alleged efforts to purchase uranium from Niger On the last night of September, six people were killed in their homes in southern Georgia -- five bludgeoned to death with baseball bats and one shot in the head.
But because the victims were Mexican immigrants -- most of them undocumented -- they were easy to overlook. Nicole Colson looks at the consequences of U. Clearing the Impeachment Path by Jack Random Now, as we await the indictments to be handed down by special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald in the Plame Gate case, we are stricken by the parallels to Watergate.
This is no Monica Gate.
This is not the story of over-zealous prosecutors investigating crooked real estate deals or the sexual escapades of the chief executive. At its very core, Plame Gate is the story of an abuse of executive power, involving the critical national security matter of exposing a covert agent for political retribution.
The through-line of both cases is the incredible arrogance of the White House The final outcome of Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald's month federal probe is expected to end Friday with indictments of White House officials.
The situation remains fluid, however, and several new scenarios have developed over the past 48 hours that could delay an announcement, lawyers close to the probe said late Wednesday To his fans, a Randian free market hero, an Atlas barely quivering under the Himalayan chain of operating systems, software packages and security patches with which he feeds the hungering cyber-masses.
Gates, you are my idea of the ideal man. You are rich, and you are powerful.
On September 22 this year, Microsoft made its latest corporate raid on humanitarianism, pledging to partner with the Indian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in seven crucial areas. There are a few problems with this argument: Second, freedom exists in many places where the marketplace is heavily regulated; in fact, most European countries place greater restraints on the rights of corporations than is the case in the United States.
Third, capitalists are more than eager to do the work of tyrants when it will assure them profit in return. A current example of this third problem is currently gaining new notoriety. The leading multinational internet corporation Yahoo! Malcolm Kendall-Smith is the first British officer to face criminal charges for challenging the legality of the invasion and occupation.
He is not a conscientious objector; he has completed two tours in Iraq.The Steinbecks return to New York in April and in May John and Elaine visit the White House to discuss the trip with President Johnson and several cabinet members..
Steinbeck pushes himself to mental and physical limits during the trip. sour smelling wastelings and their ill-favored and barren pad mates. “my fingers have avoided the pencil. In the 90's, Steinbecks Grapes of wrath which only served to re-enforce Solzhenitsyn, and in the new millennium, The shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein which kind of explains what we are going through now.
Introduction. Much like Steinbeck's short novel The Pearl, Of Mice and Men is a parable that tries to explain what it means to be human. His friend Ed Ricketts shaped Steinbeck's thinking about man's place in the universe.
Essentially, man is a very small part of a very large universe; in the greater scheme of things, individuals come and go and leave very little, lasting mark.
- Steinbecks introduction of her builds misconceptions - "full rouged lips and wide spaced eyes, heavily made up" - he deliberately made us think that she was a "tart" - Curley's Wife teaches us not to judge a book by it's cover.
Steinbeck's portrayal of women in Of Mice and Men is hardly complimentary, and his putposes in being so derogatory have been debated by many critics. George, Candy, Lennie.
5. Curley's wife. Oct 21, · Chögyam Trungpa (Wylie: Chos rgyam Drung pa; March 5, – April 4, ) was a Buddhist meditation master and holder of both the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages, the eleventh Trungpa tülku, a tertön, supreme abbot of the Surmang monasteries, scholar, teacher, poet, artist, and originator of a radical re-presentation of Shambhala vision.