PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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"The House Judiciary Committee voted today to issue contempt citations for two of President Bush's most trusted aides, taking its most dramatic step yet towards a constitutional showdown with the White House over the Justice Department's dismissal of nine U.S. attorneys."

Andrew Cohen on two important developments on the legal front in the war on terror.

Fear itself? "Like any terrorist organization, al-Qaeda wants attention. It wants to be perceived as powerful. And it particularly wants Americans to live in fear. Could al-Qaeda possibly have found a better publicist than President Bush?"

SOME NEWS:
* Dana Milbank on the Gonzales knuckleduster. More coverage from Slate here.
* Hey, remember when the surge was advertised as being a short-term strategy? yeah, good times.
* No Child Left Behind pushes reading and math at the expense of social studies, science, and art.
* Is Obama reviving Reagan's strategy for victory?
* "Russia is sending a mini-submarine to explore the ocean floor below the North Pole and find evidence to support its claims to Arctic territory."
* Fermilab chases the god particle.
* The Henson Foundation makes a large donation for the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta.
* Ahem. "Voracious Jumbo Squid Invade California"

So, the power outage that killed LiveJournal was different from the situation that sacked Netflix.

Surprise Marvel guest-stars in the new Iron Man movie.
Tags: 2007, comic books, movies, news, scary technology
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