PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"Are the only really 'great moral issues' those concerning abortion, gay marriage and the teaching of sexual abstinence? How about the reality of 3 billion of God's children living on less than $2 per day?... What about pandemics like HIV/AIDS... [and] disastrous wars like Iraq?"

Checking in with the Zeitgeist Checklist.

SATURDAY NEWS:
* So, the current scandal about the FBI's use of national security letters? Yep, tied directly to one of Bush's signing statements.
* More privatization problems: a familiar name turns up in the Walter Reed investigation: Halliburton.
* The head of the NSA wants changes.
* Fact-checking Bush's claims about Latin America.
* Using prison inmates instead of migrant workers?
* A looming mortgage crisis.
* Examining an earlier daylight savings time. (Bonus: timeline!)
* Will Britain change the House of Lords?

"For months, a minor mystery has beguiled the hipsters of this city: Who is splashing paint on New York's highest-profile graffiti?"

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