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19 March 2008 @ 01:54 pm
 
"Two deaths, the lynching of a 10-year-old girl and the hanging of Saddam Hussein, provide the grim bookends of my time in Iraq."

How many trillions of taxpayer dollars?: by any measurement, the administration's estimates for the cost of the war in Iraq dramatically missed the mark.

The war in public opinion, five years later.

SOME NEWS:
* Reframing the Second Amendment question over DC's gun ban.
* Quietly, the Bush administration changes its tone on Hamas and No Child Left Behind.
* Telling details: McCain and foreign policy.
* A woman writes to confront her neurotic anxiety.
* Neat. Mummified dinosaur found in North Dakota.
* Chester Cheetah turned evil. (And I swear that's Christopher Lee doing his voice in the commercial.)
* The NYC crane collapse is fascinating to me. Here's another story, of a man's home impaled by a steel beam.
* And the #1 most watched network is... Fox.

Info from the SciFi Channel upfronts, including details on the Galactica prequel and some new shows.

The AVClub interviews Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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Dr. Aculaoontzgrrl on March 19th, 2008 06:37 pm (UTC)
Yeah those cheetohs commercials creep me out.
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on March 19th, 2008 06:49 pm (UTC)
"The military is being asked to win an occupation. The troops on the ground know this is an impossible task. Their commanders know this is an impossible task."
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on March 19th, 2008 08:44 pm (UTC)
When asked how that assessment comports with recent polls that show about two-thirds of Americans say the fight in Iraq is not worth it, Cheney replied, "So?"