PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"Unless the Republican Party ends its self-imposed captivity to social fundamentalists, it will spend a long time in the political wilderness. On Nov. 4, the American people very clearly rejected the politics of demonization and division. It's long past time for the GOP to do the same."
-Christine Todd Whitman

"Will we ever find out what President Bush really did in our name? There's so much we still don't know - about torture, warrantless wiretapping, and the politicization of the Justice Department, just for starters."

Follow-ups! FiveThirtyEight on dispelling Prop. 8 myths. (Courtesy robin_d_laws.) Related: on blacks, science, and homosexuality. Also, are gun sales really skyrocketing? (Courtesy vwvortexer.)

FRIDAY NEWS:
* It's official: Bush has spent the most time on vacation of any president. (From a good read, Q&A with White House Correspondent Sheryl Gay Stolberg.)
* Israeli blockade leaves Gaza without power or relief supplies.
* Good read: Bob Herbert on investing in America.
* No Gays for a Day.
* Bush over the years in photos. (Also.)
* "This is the final post on Countdown to Crawford."
* The largest earthquake drill ever.
* Smurfette! Secret Service code names. (Bonus: more codenames.)

Indian probe Chandrayaan 1 touches down on the lunar surface.

Seattle says goodbye to a beloved busker, Tuba Man.

Discussing the gaming industry in a recession with WotC CEO Greg Leeds. Would love to see more on this.

Tags: 2008, gaming, news, quotes, science!
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