Saturday, January 13, 2007

In the News XVI

Bush defends strategy
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/01/13/america/NA-GEN-US-Bush.php
I hope its not as I heard the other day too little too late

Hamas leader calls Israeli state `reality'
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2007/01/12/2003344479
De Facto recognition - but will they put their money where their mouth is?

US steps up pressure on Maliki, Iran
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21057252-1702,00.html
US gets tough.....finally. Bush has nothing to lose.

Dion would scrap Harper's next tax cut
http://www.canada.com/topics/news/politics/story.html?id=8a97da21-4aec-4a87-960f-fa266bb6dae0&k=9413
Wasn't it the Liberals who originally opposed introducing the GST during the
Mulroney years?Mmmmmm
I guess the Grits feel that they are better at spending our money

Chavez Asks Congress to Let Him Govern by Decree
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aNBEHVk_Xr3o&refer=home
Isn't this how the Republic became the Empire in Star Wars?

Blair outlines ambitious plan to keep military strong
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-fg-brits13jan13,1,6837907.story?coll=la-news-a_section&ctrack=1&cset=true
Question is: Will Gordon Brown stick to the plan when he becomes PM?

More on the French Presidency
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,13509-2544616,00.html
I never know who to cheer for in France its like choosing between
cholera and the flu.

Red Cross finds some principle for now...
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/International/2007/01/13/3341498-sun.html
Its a start at least.
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