PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"In the almost seven years since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we have made little effort to rigorously and dispassionately examine the global terrorism threat. Indeed, the report of the 9/11 Commission - now four years old - is the closest we've ever come to assembling facts, rather than merely repeating political claims that so often turn out to be fantasy."

David S. Broder on the scandal of gerrymandering.

* Chris Cillizza on the politics of the gun decision.
* Dana Milbank on David Addington, under subpoena.
* How North Korea was a victory of diplomacy over the neocon hardliners.
* "Truth be told, that was always more of a wish than a serious forecast, happy talk from the Fed and Wall Street desperate to get things back to normal."
* Will the North Pole melt away this year?
* Tibetan nomads get rich off fungus.
* Next big multimedia 'thing': Spielberg takes on The 39 Clues.

Hot Mars news: reconciling the mystery of the hemispheres, and wow, Martian soil appears capable of sustaining plant life.

Using clues from The Odyssey to come up with a timeframe for Homer.

Tags: movies, news, science!

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