PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Margaret Atwood looks back at The Handmaid's Tale, and looks across the border as well.

Also, Cheeta named the world's oldest chimp.

"It's untidy. And freedom's untidy. And free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things." -Donald Rumsfeld

Looters in Iraq destroying what the war did not. Marines guard the oil ministry while the museum and hospitals are ransacked.

NEWS:
* And here's some tough lessons on the situation and where it might end up.
* More info on the nation-building to come, and the international role in it.
* One of Saddam's Fedayeen tells his tale.
* Another personal tale, this of an Iraqi exile on the liberation.
* The Post also has a nifty timeline of the war, starting at September 11, 2001, for some reason.
* Is it time to admit there is no Gulf War Syndrome?
* Israel considers land for peace, with conditions, of course.
* One reason SARS is scary: the apparent vector of "super-infectors."
* Republicans already working on their re-election strategy.
* Democrats look for a way to target corporate expatriates.
* While the Interior Department continues to disregard the wilderness.
* Wacky facts about income tax.
* Ice-T bringing music to the people, sorta.
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