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Links of the Week 27 June 2008

Top Five

In No Particular Order

The Democrats’ Lieberman Problem: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1817122,00.html

Joe Lieberman Must Go: http://liebermanmustgo.com/

US fears of teen ‘pregnancy pact’: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7464925.stm

See its stuff like this that had me refuse to see Juno – these girls think it’s cute to be havin kids. Well its not.

Why Black Women Love R. Kelly: http://www.newsweek.com/id/142472

Italian Vogue Features Black Models in July Issue: http://www.statesman.com/life/content/life/stories/style/06/20/0620models.html?cxntlid=facebook

Politics

Three women who might join the GOP ticket: http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20080622/pl_politico/11258_6

Now That We’ve ‘Won,’ Let’s Come Home: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/22/opinion/22rich.html?em&ex=1214366400&en=2501a171c026ac0b&ei=5087

Senator: Obama’s choice ‘doesn’t help’ financing system: http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/2008-06-22-money_N.htm

Senator Biden addresses Obama’s choice to not use public financing.

Biden Wipes Floor with McCain Surrogate on Meet the Press: http://soonerthought.blogspot.com/2008/06/biden-wipes-floor-with-mccain-surrogate.html

Obama hands Clinton check to hasten unity drive: http://khaleejtimes.com/Displayarticle.asp?section=uselection&xfile=data/uselection/2008/June/uselection_June134.xml

Obama maxes out to Clinton.

‘When John McCain was my captive’: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7459946.stm

America’s Next Chapter: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/25/opinion/25hart.html?_r=1&ref=opinion&oref=slogin

Court bans death penalty for child rape: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080625/ap_on_go_su_co/scotus_child_rape

Business

Google has best reputation in U.S., airlines fall: survey: http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN2236793120080623?pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0

Comcast was rated one of the companies with the worst reputation and I’m not at all surprised.

Visa taps into Facebook following: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7471038.stm

Delta Adds Fuel Fee to Frequent-Flier Tickets: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/28/business/28delta.html?_r=1&hp=&adxnnl=1&oref=slogin&adxnnlx=1214593536-ZoPRjikLZlFI23A8HQeuQA

World

In Algeria, a Tug of War for Young Minds: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/23/world/africa/23algeria.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Indecent Bill Portends Great Danger to Nigerian Women – Maryam Uwais: http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=114967

Albanian Custom Fades: Woman as Family Man: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/25/world/europe/25virgins.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

Yoga event stretches across US-Mexico border fence: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080623/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/mexico_border_yoga;_ylt=AjcxWLQEB2tfoO67LjP9j8W3IxIF

Brazilian Secret 93 Million Don’t Want to Talk About Is Racism: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=aIezjRWRd5Tk&refer=news

Other

Switching languages can also switch personality: study: http://www.reuters.com/article/lifestyleMolt/idUSSP4652020080624

A feminist season for both Carrie, Hillary: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/368375_femonline26.html

Sports

Offseason outlook for all 30 teams: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/writers/paul_forrester/06/23/team.needs/index.html?eref=si_topstories


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