V.19 No.50 |
The Daily Word 12.19.10
DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Dec 19 2010 9:46 AM ]
DREAM Act fails to pass in Grinch-like Senate.
Bank of America joins others in suspending Wikileaks accounts.
Meanwhile, in a tit-for-tat scene the Swedish police report on the Assange accusations has leaked.
Sonic booms turn crocodiles on.
Check out this ridiculously tiny lighter.
Fun fact for journalists: on this day in 1918 Lenin made it illegal for the Bolshevik press to criticize in any way the original Soviet secret police, the Cheka--which had been formed exactly one year earlier. Lenin had originally intended the secret police to be a temporary institution. Oh well.
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