PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

man, a week of good reads

"You don't have to be a Washington policy wonk to notice that our government has ceased to function on many levels... The political candidates who will inherit Bush's mess need to be asked what they're going to do restore the government to working order."

Salon has a big article on exploring the administration's historic abuses of power, and how we can go about figuring out what happened, and how, and how to keep it from happening again.

"This is a political parable for the ages: the guy who was behind one of the knockout punches to John Kerry four years ago is now doing Democrats the biggest favor of the election by calling Republicans on their phony energy campaign."

* In a new sign of increasing inequality in the U.S., the richest 1% of Americans in 2006 garnered the highest share of the nation's adjusted gross income for two decades, and possibly the highest since 1929."
* The best headline you will read today: "Mosley wins court case over orgy"
* Can the Republicans catch up online? It might be key to salvaging the youth vote.
* Michael Scherer brings up that media bias thing.
* McCain's foreign policy frustrations.
* The Explainer on diagnosing autism.
* The first official image of a Russian-European manned spacecraft has been unveiled.
* Have we reached the apex of superhero movies?

Neil Gaiman lists ten modern monsters.

The AV Club interviews Mike Mignola.

Tags: 2008, comic books, movies, news, science!, welcome to america

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