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THE HEAD-CUTTERS MEET THE HAND-CUTTERS

By thisistwitchy  •  May 26, 2004 11:14 AM

The Washington Times reports on an alleged meeting between suspected al Qaeda operative Adnan Shukrijumah and the savage El Salvador-based gang, Mara Salvatrucha: A top al Qaeda lieutenant has met with leaders of a violent Salvadoran criminal gang with roots in Mexico and the United States

DAVID GRAHAM, DANGEROUS DRUGS, AND DOUBLE STANDARDS

By thisistwitchy  •  May 25, 2004 11:14 AM

David Graham, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration official who testified before Congress with great fanfare earlier this week, argued that the FDA is horribly lax when it comes to recalling dangerous drugs. He mentioned five drugs he thought should probably be pulled from the market: the cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor, the acne drug Accutane, the […]

SOME THOUGHTS ON INCOME INEQUALITY

By thisistwitchy  •  May 17, 2004 11:14 AM

Power Line’s John Hinderaker has written an interesting post about rising income inequality and the plight of low- and middle-income workers in the U.S. I’ve never been much concerned about income or wealth inequality per se. If Bill Gates’ gets richer, nequality increases, but no one is harmed, so who cares. What matters to me […]

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