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What's going on – News Roundup

Tuesday Night News Roundup The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates. The Fed will now lend selected customers money at 0.25% interest. Interest rates have never been so low. This puts the Federal Reserve in somewhat of a bind. They can only drop the interest rate just a little bit lower and then we are at zero… then what? Democratic Underground has a very amusing post where you too can throw a shoe at George W. Bush! Barack Obama has chosen Thomas Vilsack, former Iowa Governor, as Secretary of Agriculture. As you recall, Governor Vilsack ran for president but dropped out extremely early on because of

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What's Going On — News Round Up

this is the late-night weekend edition In spite of the criticism and outright bashing that comes from bloggers and politicians about the mainstream media, in general, and the New York Times, in specific, there are a few things in the New York Times (and papers like it) do better than anyone else. Scott Shane has a fabulous article on Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the mastermind behind 9/11. The article takes us inside the interrogation. He shows us the good and the bad inside the CIA. This is a must read article! Did you miss this article? 1200 prisoners escaped from a prison

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