06 August 2008 @ 11:51 am
New claims that the White House ordered a forgery to help start a war with Iraq. (Courtesy p_sunshine.)

Behind Iran's tough line on nuclear development.

Primates are facing an extinction crisis. (Bonus: gallery.)

* Hamdan convicted of supporting terrorism, but cleared of conspiracy.
* Follow-up: man pleads guilty in the Vegas ricin case.
* Neat: inside the State Department's Diplopedia wiki.
* Why it's important to voters that candidates understand modern technology.
* Excerpt from Dick Meyer's new book on modern America.
* Fishers and hunters remain an important voting block.
* "A two-acre patch of land north of Fillmore heated up to 800 degrees Friday, and firefighters and geologists are unsure why."
* NASA says it isn't suppressing information uncovered by the Phoenix lander on Mars.
* Columnist Robert Novak retires.
* The AV Club talks with character actor Gary Cole.

How Wednesday became the new Friday for Hollywood.

"Anybody not inclined to see a movie with 'Porno' in the title is not going to see it, so it kind of regulates itself to a degree. And anybody who is going is not going to be surprised by what they see."

PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on August 6th, 2008 06:09 pm (UTC)
"As President Bush rode a motorcade out of Seoul air base on Tuesday night, he was greeted by hundreds of people waving South Korean and American flags and signs announcing 'Friends Forever.' But in downtown parts of the capital, anti-Bush protests drew thousands of marchers, and police used water cannons to keep them at bay."
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on August 6th, 2008 08:44 pm (UTC)
Remember when McCain attacked Obama for suggesting that people keep their tires inflated to save gas? Funny story.
Selkiselki on August 8th, 2008 04:06 am (UTC)
I loved watching Gary Cole in American Gothic. A lovely twisted Andy Griffith Show.