- Newsmaker: US Military Operations Vetted by Lawyers
As international laws have become more numerous and complex, the Pentagon has deployed a new kind of army. In war rooms, on aircraft carriers, even sleeping near soldiers on desert sands, lawyers are part of America's fighting forces. That's from today's Los Angeles Times in a story by Esther Schrader.
- Reporter's Notebook: How Did The Left Allow Republicans to Capture The Message?
A year ago, George Bush was the President whose election was guaranteed by the Green Party's Ralph Nader. Now, he's a wartime President with sky-high ratings. Whatever happened to America's Left? Jim Hightower is among the progressive politicians and thinkers in Los Angeles this weekend for a conference organized by the Americans for Democratic Action.
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