The Peoples Voice'Wiped off the Map' – The Rumor of the Century Across the world, a dangerous rumor has spread that could have catastrophic implications. According to legend, Iran's president has threatened to destroy Israel, or, to quote the misquote, "Israel must be wiped off the map." Contrary to popular belief, this statement was never made.
Reuters AlertNet Lite - Amnesty appeals for Muslim detainees in Ethiopia: "NAIROBI, May 24 (Reuters) - Scores of those rounded up by Kenya after a New Year conflict in Somalia remain 'arbitrarily detained' in Ethiopia where they were sent for interrogation, Amnesty International said on Thursday. In a case some rights campaigners have dubbed an 'African Guantanamo', the British-based group called on Kenyan, Somali and Ethiopian authorities to come clean over the whereabouts and fates of some 66 Muslim detainees unaccounted for in Ethiopia."
Standing in the shadow of dad's salary - May. 25, 2007: "American men in their 30s are earning less than their father's generation did, challenging a long-held belief that each generation will be better off than the one that preceded it, according to a new study published Friday."
The Only Logical Way to Keep Our Democracy - The Smirking Chimp: "If you have been reading the paper, watching TV or surfing the web, you know that this nation has taken one step forward and two steps back. Bush’s news conference yesterday literally put me to sleep. He said nothing new but the “If we don’t fight them there we will fight them here” propaganda (sure, just like the Vietnamese communists). I was awakened by my wife swearing at the TV set. Enough is enough, but what the hell can we do? I felt helpless yesterday to do anything. I felt betrayed by the Democrats that voted to take out the benchmarks."