PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

lots of good stuff today

GAH. Bush uses signing statements to ignore Congress's power of the purse. Seriously. This is like basic Constitutional matters here, people. (Bonus: LiveOnline transcript.)

Wowzah. Japanese holographic water monster. Must see video! (Courtesy mscongeniality.)

THURSDAY NEWS:
* "The US, EU and other democracies are accepting flawed and unfair elections out of political expediency, Human Rights Watch says in its annual report."
* Israeli panel calls the 2006 war with Lebanon "a big and serious failure." But Amnesty International says it's the report that's flawed.
* If the threat of terrorism isn't going anywhere, can we learn to deal with it?
* Sigh. More misconduct in the investigation of the U.S. attorneys scandal.
* Bush pushes for new trade pacts.
* Joe Klein on challenges for McCain's follow-through.
* Cable news websites embrace tabloid headlines.
* Good reference for candidates' platforms, gathered in one place, including references and quotes. (Courtesy mscongeniality.)
* Surprising pictures from Mercury, including 'the Spider.'
* Planning the backup Oscars program.

Marvel unveils the new Captain America.

Brian K. Vaughan says goodbye to Y: The Last Man and hello to Lost.

The Nightmare returns: Freddy's back in a new movie franchise.

Tags: 2008, comic books, gaming, movies, news, scary technology, science!
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