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Radicals Creating 'Ghastly Outdated Party'

Even Republican leaders turning against current 'losers'

(Newser) - With even top Republicans such as Jeb Bush, Rudy Giuliani, and Alan Simpson turning on the current crop of GOP candidates, "their crazed Reagan fixation," and their antiquated views on sex, gays, and more, it's becoming clear the GOP has become the "Ghastly Outdated Party,"... More »

Beck's Ratings Surge as Ad Boycott Continues

Six more firms to refuse to run ads on host's show

(Newser) - The audience for Glenn Beck’s Fox News show continues to swell even as more advertisers decline to run commercials on the program in the wake of the talk-show host's assertion that President Obama is a racist, the Los Angeles Times reports. Beck’s Monday night show attracted 2.81... More »

German Cops Raid Neo-Nazi Houses

Cops seize banned music as anti-Semitic violence rises

(Newser) - German police are searching houses nationwide for neo-Nazi propaganda that may be fueling anti-Semitic crimes, Reuters reports. The probe of 200 houses and businesses belonging to Germany's extreme right comes as extremism increases in East Germany, the country's poorer half. "The primary aim is to seize and confiscate prohibited... More »

Military Preps for Iraq Pullout

Envisions 40K force to stay for years; big withdrawal by early 2009

(Newser) - Top military officials are quietly setting their post-pullout strategy, reports Thomas Ricks in today's Post, and they're readying to keep in place a long-term, mid-size force. The new plan requires upwards of 40,000 American troops to stay in the country, with half dedicated to security, a quarter to training,... More »

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