Sunday 15th of September 2019

a familiar refrain .....

executive privilege .....

Bush: War incontinence

Daily Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq

Thursday March 9, 2006 10:31 PM
By The Associated Press

As of Thursday, March 9, 2006, at least 2,305 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 1,805 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is one fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Thursday at 10 a.m. EST.

The British military has reported 103 deaths; Italy, 27; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Slovakia, three; Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, one death each.

You can't relieve yourself in the landscape, Mr Boosh...

from the NY Times

Judges Overturn Bush Bid to Ease Pollution Rules

By MICHAEL JANOFSKY
Published: March 18, 2006
WASHINGTON, March 17 — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a clean-air regulation issued by the Bush administration that would have let many power plants, refineries and factories avoid installing costly new pollution controls to help offset any increased emissions caused by repairs and replacements of equipment.

Ruling in favor of a coalition of states and environmental advocacy groups, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the "plain language" of the law required a stricter approach. The court has primary jurisdiction in challenges to federal regulations