PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"I just can't manage to care about Libby's sentence being commuted. The case was a teeny-tiny part of the gigantic campaign of deceit that sold the war. It's the gigantic campaign of deceit that matters. And that's something well within the power of Democrats and the U.S. media to expose, if they wanted to. Their refusal to do so is the real problem, not George Bush giving America the finger one more time."
-Jonathan Schwarz (Courtesy professorbooty.)

Keith Olbermann on the ramifications of Bush's commutation of Libby's sentence. (Courtesy thewronghands.)

What's the biggest threat to the U.S. economy? (Courtesy asimplelife.)

* No, seriously: a federal appeals court rules that the ACLU can't sue over a secret government wiretapping program because they can't, in fact, prove they were the victims of a secret government wiretap.
* A former Islamic terrorist speaks out. (Courtesy takaal.)
* BBC journalist Alan Johnston freed; Hamas takeover may have been instrumental.
* Supreme Court Justices take potshots on each other in written opinions.
* Things are looking bad for John McCain's campaign.
* "It seems Cheney fatigue is settling in some Republican circles."
* "The parents of Terri Schiavo have authorized a conservative direct-mailing firm to sell a list of their financial supporters."
* Looking into the past of Greenland.
* Octosquid? (Courtesy rstevens.)
* Looking for new types of extraterrestrial life.
* Inside a prize collection of anti-communist artifacts.
* Pope Benedict brings back the Latin mass.
* "The Star Trek franchise lives on through fan films, crafted by people outside the industry. In terms of money, it's a whole different universe."

"Virginia, usually a reliably Republican state in presidential elections, may become a key battleground in the 2008 election as broadly negative views among independents of President Bush and the war in Iraq have altered the presidential race."

Imagining an earth without people. (Also courtesy asimplelife.)
Tags: 2007, movies, news, science!, tv

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