02 February 2008 @ 01:27 pm
"The recent attempts by the US to urge its allies to boost their combat roles in southern Afghanistan has both puzzled and antagonised some Nato members, who see it as unconstructive and driven mainly by America's domestic politics."

Egads. A Russian story of revenge.

Our rodent weather god has sentenced us to six more weeks of winter.

* Nice. Federal appeals court refuses to review Guantanamo ruling.
* 'Why the job market is even worse than you think.'
* "The Surge was supposed to be a holding action while the Iraqis sorted themselves out. But the Iraqis aren't sorting themselves out."
* Andrew Cohen notes that the Attorney General isn't the only one who can end waterboarding.
* Huh. A major al Qaeda commander is killed, but neither the US nor Pakistan takes credit.
* What's the Senate ethics panel working on?
* "The proposed Yahoo deal is a confirmation that Microsoft has become exactly what Bill Gates used to fear — sluggish and bureaucratic."

The AV Club presents eighteen particularly ridiculous prog-rock album covers.

PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on February 2nd, 2008 07:04 pm (UTC)
"Gay couples who register as domestic partners will be able to file joint state tax returns, inherit each other's property and make medical choices on each other's behalf, along with a host of other state benefits given to married Oregonians."
The Antichrist: Respek Knucklestheantichrist on February 2nd, 2008 10:03 pm (UTC)
Our rodent weather god has sentenced us to six more weeks of winter.

*lol* Nice. :)
Super Karate Monkey Death Carfrecklefaerie on February 3rd, 2008 04:10 pm (UTC)
Haha, I read that to my husband out loud and he laughed.
PMMJ: Rock Starcheetahmaster on February 3rd, 2008 05:05 pm (UTC)
It's yet another fine detail that makes me love America.
That Guynecrocannibal on February 3rd, 2008 06:05 pm (UTC)
I was also amused!
That Guynecrocannibal on February 3rd, 2008 06:02 pm (UTC)
That Guynecrocannibal on February 3rd, 2008 07:14 pm (UTC)
An explanation is probably in order, the title of the song is "revenge" and it was stuck in my head, the only relation to this entry is that you have an article about revenge.