PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

New Post mega-series: Oil Shock. Today's top entry: a graphic explaining how many factors go into the current high cost of a gallon of gas.

Reporter does story embarrassing Homeland Security, reporter ends up on the terrorist watch list a week later. Is this really the kind of world we want to live in? (Courtesy ninjacooter.)

'Rethinking solutions to the plastic bag problem.'

* Our government's policies, inspired directly by a Kiefer Sutherland TV show.
* Another suspicious happening on the Bagdhad airport road. (Whoah, update already.)
* Yet more problems with a contractor signed on to help rebuild Iraq; this one was supposed to build prisons, fire stations and police facilities. Man, some oversight in these things sure would have been nice.
* Behind the scenes of the Guantanamo interrogations.
* A wave of terrorist bombings shakes India.
* Good read: 'how both candidates are playing fast and loose with budget numbers to attack their opponents while failing to spell out the fine print of their own plans.'
* The secular vs. religious debate in Turkey.
* Unveiling the space tourism mothership.

"This is the year they tried to take the comic out of Comic-Con."

In case you still, for some reason, thought anything good about Ben Stein, check out this interview in which he compares Obama to Hitler for... drawing large crowds. Seriously. (Courtesy necrocannibal.)

Tags: 2008, comic books, news, tv, welcome to america

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    Zen Pencils takes on "Ozymandis."

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    io9 picks their winners and losers from Comic Con 2014. ( I was honestly impressed with that Mad Max trailer.)

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    As a reminder: three of the top ten movies at the box office so far this year are comic book movies, including the #1 slot, and that's not including…

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