Friday, August 22, 2003

Some News


Some in Minn. Eye Recalling Governor
Associated Press

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesota DFL leaders say they're considering a California-style effort to remove Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty by recall petition - just the latest in the summer-long political food fight between the parties.

DFLers are urging State Fair visitors to their booth to send postcards and e-mails calling for Pawlenty to open his tax records to show whether he paid taxes on $60,000 he received from a telecommunications entrepreneur and political ally while he was running for governor.

Baghdad Burning
a girl blogs from Iraq

Bush's secret war
How five Muslims in Malawi were spirited away in the night

Behind the Failure
By E. J. Dionne Jr.
Friday, August 22, 2003; Page A21

Can we now please admit that the Bush administration's policies in Iraq are a terrible failure?

Brace for shock at pump
Gas prices may reach highest level in history