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Ron Paul: Black lawmakers oppose war because they want the money for food stamps - Salon.com

“I was always annoyed with it in Congress because we had an anti-war unofficial group, a few libertarian Republicans and generally the Black Caucus and others did not — they are really against war because they want all of that money to go to food stamps for people here,” Paul told Rockwell.Paul proceeded to criticize Black Caucus members as ineffective advocates against war, arguing that too many of them voted for sanctions against U.S. 50 more words

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A year on, critics soften up to Sarawak CM Adenan

When outgoing Sarawak chief minister Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud named close confidante and former brother-in-law Tan Sri Adenan Satem as his successor, sceptics were quick to believe that he would be a puppet and subservient to his powerful predecessor. 553 more words

Sarawak

Khairy Jamaluddin, the Umno Baru Youth chief, is smarter than we credit him, says Mariam Mokhtar

Khairy Jamaluddin, the Umno Baru Youth chief, is smarter than we credit him. The fiercely ambitious Oxford graduate is taking the initiative and showing Umno Baru that he can lead.  822 more words

Socio Politics

Anti-crime activist denies attempt to subvert Anwar trial

Crime watchdog Mywatch chief R. Sri Sanjeevan and former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Musa Hassan have denied there was an attempt to subvert Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s recently-concluded sodomy case. 783 more words

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SPDP wants only candidates from BN component parties for state elections

The Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) wants winnable candidates to represent Barisan Nasional (BN) in the coming 11th state election to be picked from among its component parties. 165 more words

Adenan Satem

Expose: Jude was asked to subvert the Anwar trial

There seems to be no end to the controversy on Sodomy II. An expose has unfolded on a possible conspiracy involving the former Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan, MyWatch Chairman Sri Sanjeevan Ramakrishnan and former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim. 2,339 more words

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