PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"In agreeing to pull U.S. combat troops out of Iraqi cities by June, and from the rest of the country by 2011, President Bush has apparently consented to precisely the kind of timetable that, when Democrats called for one, he dismissed as 'setting a date for failure.' Bush can call it an 'aspirational goal' until he turns blue, but a timetable is exactly what it is, thank you very much."

New study finds conservatives are becoming more concerned about mixing religion and politics.

How can Bush turn a bipartisan civil rights panel pro-Republican? By having two long-serving Republicans suddenly re-registered as independents! asdfljkasl;fsda

* Analysis: what Russia wants from the Georgian conflict.
* The administration considers acting on its own in Pakistan. I don't think that's a good idea, officially.
* Why Obama chose Biden. (Bonus: BBC analysis.)
* Joel Achenbach on the politics of arugula. (Bonus: more from Slate here.)
* Seven-mile long crack in one of Greenland's glaciers.
* The Explainer, on why both Georgias are named Georgia.

New images from Hubble sort out galactic filaments.

Oh, my. Robert Downey Jr. takes a side in the Marvel vs. DC Comics debate. With authority. (Courtesy shadorunr.)

Tags: comic books, food, news, science!

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