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War Profiteers Come Back For More

June 13, 2005 - The scandal-ridden military contractors now in Iraq may have proved less than reliable in doing the jobs for which they have received billions of dollars in taxpayer money, but they have shown an indomitable spirit and resolve in the pursuit of one goal: profiting as much as possible from the death and destruction of war.

Rep. Jones' Change of Heart

June 13, 2005 - Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) -- the conservative congressman who earlier this month voiced his reservations about the Iraq war -- is now turning his anti-war crusade up a notch.

Texas Rep. Aims to Ban Community Internet

June 10, 2005 - As reported in yesterday's Facing South email newsletter, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) -- a former telephone company executive -- has introduced a bill that would ban free or low-cost "Community Internet" across the country.

Thank You, Facing South Readers

June 10, 2005 - Today marks Facing South's 4-month anniversary in the blogosphere. It was four months ago that we posted our manifesto about the need for a fresh new take on key issues and prospects for progressive change in the South.