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29 May 2008 @ 01:55 pm
 
Top read: Robert J. Samuelson says the world's greatest moral challenge is global poverty.

Andrew Cohen on New York's landmark same-sex marriage ruling.

"A double whammy for American households": Steven Pearlstein says goodbye to the mirage economy.

THURSDAY NEWS:
* You know, I really don't understand why our government is so in favor of cluster bombs.
* Possibly good news from Iran?
* Good read: Dana Milbank on the ubiquitous and enigmatic Mr. Hadley.
* George F. Will on the separation of the executive and the legislative.
* More McClellan coverage, from Chris Cillizza and Howard Kurtz. Honestly, I didn't expect this to be a big story.
* Ugh. "Only 5.7 percent of rapes officially recorded by police in England and Wales end in a conviction."
* "With the year not even half done, 2008 is already the deadliest tornado year in the United States since 1998."
* Hard-core. The senator who goes out on night recons with the special forces in Iraq.

Disney creates Kingdom Comics.

Good read: a life in blogging.

 
 
Tarsustarsus4 on May 29th, 2008 06:08 pm (UTC)
Anonymous donor gives $5M to Fermilab

With the money, lab officials will be able to stop a rolling furlough program that since February has forced employees to take periodic unpaid leave and slashed their pay by 12.5%. The lab will still lay off roughly 140 workers, but officials also announced that those cuts would be restructured to give employees a chance to take voluntary layoffs before the involuntary ones begin.
Brian: Stephen Colbertvwvortexer on May 29th, 2008 07:00 pm (UTC)
Marines find new ways to win hearts and minds in Fallujah...

And McClellan makes me ill. He deserves the kind of drubbing that Michael Brown (somewhat unfairly, IMO) got for his handling of Katrina. So why is it only coming from the blogs?
Leesa Logicleesalogic on May 29th, 2008 07:56 pm (UTC)
The blogging article was really well written. "Language of addiction."

Wow.
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on May 29th, 2008 08:23 pm (UTC)