February 24th, 2009

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Shrub Regime Criminal Evades Justice

Karl Rove was scheduled for the 3rd time to appear in front of the House Judiciary Committee and did not show. He is expected to testify about his (alleged) involvement in the firing of US Attorneys and the (alleged) political prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman. (I guess you have to say alleged to avoid accusations of defamation, slander, or libel.) Obviously he does not want to testify. Does he think we're going to forget about him? Or that Congress can't or won't take the next step to bring him to justice? What is the next step? Maybe it's time we take it.

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Ron Paul on the Drug War and War in general

Ron Paul on Bill Maher Show: on the Drug War and more
http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Ron_Paul_Dispose_of_drug_war_0221.html

Fox News has recorded a show called Freedom Watch, hosted by Judge Andrew Napolitano with Ron Paul's assistance. It sounds like they won't air it unless a lot of us are interested, so if you're interested, email them at yourcomments@foxnews.com and say so. There's also a group on facebook supporting Fox airing the show.
Here's more about it:
http://www.nolanchart.com/article6035.html
http://www.ronpaul.com/2009-02-18/ron-paul-peter-schiff-on-freedom-watch/

Ron Paul has also been on Antiwar Radio with Scott Horton
http://libertymaven.com/2009/02/19/ron-paul-on-antiwar-radio-with-scott-horton/4428/
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Coffee shows unexpected effect of Protecting against Stroke

It appears that the researchers might have expected an increased risk of stroke among coffee drinkers, but the surprise finding was that it can be protective against stroke. As long as the women in the study were non-smokers, and drank 2-4 cups a day long term, there was a reduction in the incidence of stroke. Other caffeinated drinks (tea, soda) did not have the same effect. Decaf DID show the same effect. So it's probably something other than the caffeine causing the protective effect.
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