Thursday, April 06, 2006

Political Linkdump

National Debt Graph (2007 Budget data), using data from the White House.

Molly Ivins on the death of newspapers.

Animated map of coalition military fatalities in Iraq. The original project was meant to show all fatalities, but the creator couldn't find enough data on Iraqi and civilian deaths to justify completing the project.

Moving back to the forgotten war... Bush couldn't be bothered to finish the job in Afghanistan, and now it's come back to haunt him. Of course, he also should have finished hunting down Osama, but he forgot 9/11 too... except when he can use it to convince gullible Americans to help line his oil buddies' pockets by pretending that Iraq was behind the attacks and not Osama Bin Forgotten.

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