6/30: Morning Communique

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[THESE DAYS]

Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC) told CNN on Wednesday that the "evidence is clear" that Iraq was involved in the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001.

Rory Mayberry, a former KBR (Halliburton) food manager at Camp Anaconda in Iraq, testified on videotape from Baghdad that the company charged for twice the number of meals it provided, served food beyond its expiration date, and said managers ordered workers to pick bullets and shrapnel out of food shipments that had been damaged by gunfire or bombings and serve it to troops.

[MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY]

My favorite blog name of all time: More Cowbell

[TIME WASTERS]

Ronald Reagan has been voted the "greatest American" in that Discovery Channel/AOL poll, beating out Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, and Oprah.

Jerry Seinfeld spoofs his "Seinfeld" character's incarceration by transferring him to "Oz."

[FREEDOM OF SPEECH]

"It's not a pay raise. It's an adjustment so that they're not losing their purchasing power."

-- House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, on Tuesday's Congressional pay raise of $3,100 per year to $165,200

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