PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The war will soon cost more than $500 billion. That's about ten times more than the Bush administration anticipated before the war started four years ago, and no one can predict how high the tab will go."

Good read: Dick Polman has the quotes from the beginning of the Iraq invasion.

"This is a dishonest measure, dishonestly presented, and Congress should reject it. Before making any new laws, Congress has to get to the truth about Mr. Bush's spying program."

Vox populi: Chris Cillizza parses the polls about the Iraq funding debate.

* Richard Cohen on the case against Cheney.
* "Attorney General Alberto Gonzales signed a highly confidential order in March 2006 delegating to two of his top aides - who have since resigned because of their central roles in the firings of eight U.S. attorneys - extraordinary authority over the hiring and firing of most non-civil-service employees of the Justice Department."
* Demands for Olmert to resign grow.
* Interior Dept. appointee "who revised scientific reports to minimize protection of endangered species resigns.
* "Four years to the day after President Bush made his now-infamous landing on the aircraft carrier, lawmakers observed the anniversary with the dignity Americans have come to expect of their leaders."
* Today's headline: "NASA rethinking death in mission to Mars"
* Scientists uncover gladiator graveyard in Turkey.
* Circuit City probably shouldn't have fired all their experienced staff.

LiveOnline transcript: David Lynch and transcendental meditation.

xkcd maps online communities.

The AVClub presents 13 failed attempts to start film franchises. (Courtesy warmaster.)
Tags: 2007, movies, news, quotes

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