PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

in which I bury myself in news to avoid thinking about the commute home...

"The White House has acknowledged recycling its backup computer tapes of e-mail before October 2003, raising the possibility that many electronic messages - including those pertaining to the CIA leak case - have been taped over and are gone forever. The disclosure came minutes before midnight Tuesday under a court-ordered deadline that forced the White House to reveal information it has previously refused to provide."

New GAO report questions the effectiveness of sanctions on Iran.

What voters mean when they say they want 'change.'

Write your own punchline, folks.

* "But yeah, look, I'm sure people view me as a warmonger and I view myself as peacemaker." -President Bush. Let's just say his Mideast tour didn't go well.
* Was the CIA directly ordered to preserve the torture tapes?
* LiveOnline transcript with Dan Froomkin, on stonewall watch, pardon theories, and more.
* In the presidential race, the economy is taking center stage.
* Heh. Michael Scherer on the Republican field, and how they all got there.
* A new trend: cottage medical testing, for a reasonable price?
* Neat. New photos emerge of Lincoln's inauguration.
* How a rules change to slow down the Patriots has lead to their current dominance.
* Facebook users band together to save Scrabulous. Bonus: how cheating looking up words online is helping vocabulary.

Fair warning: I think I might have found the next entry for terrible movie night.

Wow. Stephen Colbert gets his portrait hung at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery.

Tags: 2008, movies, news, pics, quotes

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