Mark and Charlie's Blog

Mexican Drug Cartels Move North U.S. Effort to Battle Groups Is Flawed, GAO Report Says By Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, September 20, 2007; Page A14 MEXICO CITY, Sept. 19 -- Mexican drug cartels now operate in almost every region of the United...
Rather’s Lawsuit Says CBS Made Him a ‘Scapegoat’ By JACQUES STEINBERG Published: September 20, 2007 Dan Rather, whose career at CBS News ground to an inglorious end 15 months ago over his role in an unsubstantiated report questioning President Bush’s Vietnam-era National Guard...
Dallas councilman wants to ban saggy pants 05:36 PM CDT on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 From WFAA-TV and Staff Reports The fashion trend of sagging pants has gone far, or rather low, enough for one Dallas city council member and now he wants people pull up their pants. Dallas...
No way, no how No. No. No. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can not be allowed to defile Ground Zero, must be stopped from exploiting this hallowed landmark, this tragic product of a fanaticism cousin to the demons in Ahmadinejad's soul. When Ahmadinejad expressed an...
By TRAVIS REED Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hordes of Internet and TV viewers have seen police Tasering a college student who was either passionately questioning Sen. John Kerry or staging his most popular video stunt yet. At a University of Florida forum Monday, Andrew...
By Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A19 ANTIGUA, Guatemala, Sept. 18 -- President Bush and Vicente Fox once portrayed themselves as diplomatic allies and close friends, but the former Mexican president takes some jabs at...
By Sonya Geis Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A10 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 -- O.J. Simpson was charged with 10 felonies Tuesday, including kidnapping, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, for allegedly attempting to snatch Simpson-related...
Riccio says his sole motivation in setting up the Vegas meeting was to help the ex-football star peacefully reclaim what was his. By Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 19, 2007 Thomas J. Riccio, who has emerged as a central figure in the armed robbery case...
In court documents, she's known as "Jane Doe." Innocuous enough, but the woman behind that pseudonym pushes one of the nation's hottest political buttons: guns and school safety. What Ms. Doe wants to do is take her Glock 9-mm pistol to the high school in Medford, Ore., where...