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Saddam Hussein

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Rahim Alfetlawi shoots stepdaughter Jessica Mokdad for not obeying Islam

    Rahim Alfetlawi blames Saddam Hussein.​Jessica Mokdad was a 20-year old woman who didn't like the traditional Muslim rules that her stepfather Rahim Alfetlawi tried enforce at their Coon Creek home, so she left last year to live with her natural in suburban Detroit. But in late April, Alfetl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Who's to Blame: Cheap fiscal policies led to 35W bridge collapse

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    If you thought faulty gusset plates were going to exonerate Governor Tim Paw ... More >>

  • News

    February 13, 2008

    Professor recalls "nightmare" corruption in Iraq

    St. Cloud State teacher Abbas Mehdi saw realities of the occupation as a member of Iraq's government

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
  • News

    August 22, 2007

    Abu Ghraib Rx

    Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    3/9 Morning Communiqué

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    Disney and British porn producer choose the same slogan, study shows the Daily Show has as much info as the nightly news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    1/26 Morning Communiqué

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    Many Canadian citizens realizing they're no longer citizens, investigators looking into racist MLK Day college party, Hugh H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2006

    9/11 Morning Communiqué

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    Former EPA chief blames NYC for Ground Zero illnesses, 9/11 Report graphic novel a bestseller, no evidence linking Saddam and al-Qaeda, Katie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2006

    6/26: Morning Communique

    A North Carolina group calls for book banning, 57 Ground Zero workers have died allegedly from exposure to chemicals, Saddam Hussein conducts a one-meal hunger strike, six common sex myths, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2006

    5/22: Morning Communique

    Arkansas mayor wants sex for water, first bear in Germany since 1835, Amazon's one-click patent under review, pro-carbon dioxide campaign, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Arts

    March 1, 2006
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2006

    Norm Coleman backs off recent Aussie accusations involving the oil-for-food investigations

    Sen. Norm Coleman has backed away from earlier accusations that Australian officials were involved in or sought to cover up suspected illicit payments to the regime of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein by AWB, the main exporter of food to Iraq in the 1990s.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2005
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2005

    Telegraph of Calcutta: US officials say they'll invade Iran

    Top-ranking Americans have told equally top-ranking Indians in recent weeks that the US has plans to invade Iran before Bush's term ends. In 2002, a year before the US invaded Iraq, high-ranking Americans had similarly shared their definitive vision of a post-Saddam Iraq, making it clear that they w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2005

    9/16: Morning Communique

    Legislation that would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily suspend or relax its rules because of Hurricane Katrina is being prepared by the Republican chairman of the Senate Environ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2005

    9/2: Morning Communique

    Scientists have sequenced the genome of the chimpanzee and found that humans are 96 percent similar to the great ape species.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2005

    8/12: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Diablo Cody has some nice pussy pictures (and a couple of pup ones) at Pussy Ranch. THESE DAYS A political committee founded by House Majority Leader Tom DeLay may have improperly spent unregulated "soft money" on get-out-the-vote and fundraising activities, the Federal Election ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2005

    "The Sheikh of Baghdad" actually escaped Saddam

    Hopkins resident and professional wrestling icon "Sheikh" Adnan Alkaissy has a new book about his life in Iraq and America, from going to school with Saddam to escaping the dictatorship to playing a Saddam-like character in America. Watch this fascinating July 15 interview on Twin Cities Public Tele ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 2005
  • Columns

    July 13, 2005

    Onward Christian Soldiers

    "First we get the military, then we get the nation"

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2005

    7/1: Morning Communique

    [THESE DAYS] A letter Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger had written, prior to his elevation to the Pontificate, denouncing the "Harry Potter" series has resurfaced for our amusement. A Zogby poll reveals more than two-in-five voters (42%) say they would favor impeachment proceedings if it is found the Presi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2005

    Time caves on Plame notes; Bush gang and First Amendment lose big

    No White House since Richard Nixon's has loathed the press as avidly as the Bush crew does. So it was a bit of dreary irony yesterday when Time magazine announced it would turn over to the government a staff reporter's notes on confidential sources: In this matter, the administration is nearly a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2005

    6/28: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS We're proud to announce the return of Pizza Man to Streets of Pizza. THESE DAYS The state of Tennessee has begun an investigation in response to allegations of child abuse at Love in Action, a Memphis facility that advertises homosexual conversion therapy for adolescents, according ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2005

    Dick predicts: Cheney on Iraq

    Today's WashPost poll says that only 22 percent of the public agrees with Dick Cheney's now-infamous suggestion that we've finally got the Iraqis almost where we want them. ("I think the level of activity that we see today, from a military standpoint, I think will clearly decline. I think they're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2005
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2005

    The British invasion, revisited

    Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2005

    The Norman Conquest

    The Norman Conquest A feisty and more colorful brand of politics invaded the U.S. Senate chambers yesterday as British M.P. George Galloway sat before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee investigating the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, chaired by Norm Coleman. Coleman ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Let Me Finish...

    W in his own words

  • Movies

    September 8, 2004

    Say Goodnight To The Bad Guys

    'Outfoxed' and 'Uncovered' point a familiar finger at evildoers

  • Columns

    June 9, 2004
  • Arts

    April 21, 2004

    The Barbarian Invasions

    An anthropologist's journey from a porn booth to the Mongolian steppes

  • Columns

    March 10, 2004

    Kerry Fiddles While He Could Be Burning Bush

    Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security

  • Music

    February 25, 2004

    Celebrity, Skinned

    America's sweetheart Courtney Love: Dead at 40?

  • Arts

    January 14, 2004

    The Blogger at War

    James Lileks used to be content with writing about his toddler's toilet training. Then Iraq gave him the chance to become the state's most famous conservative.

  • News

    October 29, 2003

    Mullah Meets Megaton

    It's time for the U.S. to put up its nukes

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Bring 'em On!

    The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    All the President's Lies

    In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?

  • News

    April 9, 2003

    Mother and Child and War

    What can you tell your kids? Anything but the truth.

  • Arts

    April 2, 2003

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Outward Spiral's Desert Storm love story; Mixed Blood's homeless memoir

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    The Dangers of Being the Only Superpower

    Clausewitz, Iraq, and fourth-generation warfare

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Schlock and Awe

    The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    And The War Came

    Planet America: Our world and welcome to it

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    The Greatest Show on Earth

    For best performance as an embedded war correspondent, the nominees are...

  • Movies

    October 6, 1999

    Veni, Vidi, Vici

    The gallows comedy Three Kings returns to the dark eye of Desert Storm

  • Books

    October 21, 1998

    Just Deserts

    Seven years after the Gulf War, Paul William Roberts's The Demonic Comedy draws a punch line in the sand

  • Feature

    April 1, 1998

    BOUNTY FOR MUTINY

    Insurgency protector: ark's unornamented Web site puts a price tag on agit-prop action

  • Feature

    November 19, 1997

    Suddenly Saddam

    It should be remembered that the first plant Saddam used to make chemical weapons was built by the American multinational Bechtel with money supplied by the U.S. Agriculture Department.

  • News

    September 11, 1996

    CLINTON WATCH

    Bombs Away

  • News

    September 4, 1996

    CLINTON WATCH

    The Politics of Personality

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