PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"Nobody is suggesting, of course, that the killing of 3,000 innocent Americans on 9/11 wasn't an outrage, deserving of justice for the victims and punishment for the perpetrators. The question is whether the horrific attacks led the Bush administration and the U.S. in general to greatly or massively overestimate the threat posed to the U.S. and global security by Islamic extremism."

Abu Aardvark on the specter of domestic propaganda.

SOME NEWS:
* Woo. The House creates an independent ethics panel.
* Good read: Dan Froomkin on a game of chicken over the Constitution.
* Admiral Fallon, head of Central Command, steps down. More from Think Progress here.
* The Taliban targets mobile phone towers.
* NYTimes editorial on our prison nation.
* How the Democrats could lose.
* Is there life on Saturn's moon Enceladus?
* The AVClub interviews Jean Claude Van Damme.

"What could be more natural than goths on rollerskates?"

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