PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"The Bush administration's refusal to comply with open-government laws is ultimately more important than any single scandal."

From occupation to Wall Street: how patent laws we've imposed in Iraq are helping big business. (Courtesy thewronghands.)

Welcome to America, 2007: the increase in inmates is leading to an increase in private prisons.

FRIDAY NEWS:
* Joe Klein: "The most important part of the dispute is what happens if we actually reduce from 20 to 10 combat brigade: We would have to leave Baghdad, which would, in effect, turn the city over to Muqtada al-Sadr."
* The National Intelligence Estimate has some grim news on the political situation in Iraq.
* Meanwhile, guess who is dominating the conversation about Iran.
* Cillizza on the presidential poll numbers. (Bonus: who is more disliked, Clinton or Romney?)
* Vint Cerf talks the future of information.
* Today's headline: "Monkey misery for Kenyan women villagers"
* Director picked for live action G.I. Joe movie?

Scientists recreate an out-of-body experience in test subjects. (Courtesy a few people, heh.)

Babel, redux: the internet facilitates the growth of a number of invented languages.

New version of Cosmic Encounters in the works, plus some Twilight Imperium news.

Tags: gaming, movies, news, science!, welcome to america
Subscribe

  • lurching towards a finale

    2014 IN REVIEW: * Looking back: did anyone predict the foreign policy crises of the year ahead of time? * "The 10 Worst Civil Liberties Violations…

  • on the end of Serial season one

    "But the real pull of the show wasn't the promise of solving the mystery, it was seeing just how thick and convoluted the mystery became. Listening…

  • today's top read

    "I don't know what to do with good white people."

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment