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22 October 2008 @ 01:54 pm
Restoring America's reputation: 'The next president must make the U.S. a force for good again.'

On the basics of patriotism.

So, uh, what happened to all the reasonable Republicans?

* On the ground in Iraq: no progress can be made until the factions learn to trust each other.
* Bush will not close Guantanamo.
* Justices clash over the role of race in the death penalty.
* Hey, look, an actual case of voter fraud.
* "I think the court is poised for a major change as to the Establishment Clause."
* Opinions on the 'worst' Supreme Court decisions are informed by personal politics, unsurprisingly enough.
* Hee. Thirteen fake presidential bids.
* Oh, dear. A window into what DARPA is up to.
* Filmmaker Rudy Ray Moore, "the Human Tornado," passed away.

India launches Chandrayaan 1, its first Moon mission.

Museums fear tough times ahead, during the financial downturn. (Courtesy shadorunr.)

Mrs. Raarjudithiscariot on October 22nd, 2008 06:03 pm (UTC)
I used to be a reasonable Republican. But then I moved and registered independent. Hah!
PMMJ: Space Jerkcheetahmaster on October 22nd, 2008 06:30 pm (UTC)
You moved to Hippietown, USA!
PMMJ: Politicscheetahmaster on October 22nd, 2008 06:46 pm (UTC)
'Anti-American' talk costs candidates dearly.
MsTeleutemsteleute on October 22nd, 2008 06:57 pm (UTC)
Oh no! I know he lived a long life but I am sad to hear about Dolemite!
salami_salomesalami_salome on October 22nd, 2008 08:20 pm (UTC)
Was listening to some of the coverage of the Indian space program last night on NPR; it was so cool to hear how excited everyone was.