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+ - Stimulus Watch - Politics 2.0

Submitted by DrWho520
DrWho520 (655973) writes "StimulusWatch.org was built to help the new administration keep its pledge to invest stimulus money smartly, and to hold public officials to account for the taxpayer money they spend. We do this by allowing you, citizens around the country with local knowledge about the proposed "shovel-ready" projects in your city, to find, discuss and rate those projects. These projects are not part of the stimulus bill. They are candidates for funding by federal grant programs once the bill passes."
United States

+ - The Republican October Surprise->

Submitted by DrWho520
DrWho520 (655973) writes ""Retired General Colin L. Powell, one of the country's most respected Republicans, stunned both parties on Sunday by strongly endorsing Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) for president on NBC's "Meet the Press" and laying out a blistering, detailed critique of the modern GOP." CNN also has it here. So, do you think this qualifies as the October surprise"
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The Media

+ - Hurricane Expert Calls Gore Theory "Ridiculous-> 5

Submitted by DrWho520
DrWho520 (655973) writes "ONE of the world's foremost meteorologists has called the theory that helped Al Gore share the Nobel Peace Prize "ridiculous" and the product of "people who don't understand how the atmosphere works".
Dr William Gray, a pioneer in the science of seasonal hurricane forecasts, told a packed lecture hall at the University of North Carolina that humans were not responsible for the warming of the earth."

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