20 January 2009 @ 10:25 am
while u wait  
"Whatever the military and political results of Israel's 21-day war against Hamas in Gaza, Israel is again facing serious accusations and anguished questioning over the legality of its military conduct. As in Israel's 2006 war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, the popular perception abroad of how Israel fights, and hence of Israelis, may prove to be more lasting than any strategic gains or losses."

* The Explainer's inaugural special, on how to avoid getting trampled in a crowd, and what Bible the president swears in on.
* Maya Angelou's advice to the new president.
* Today's headline: "Obama tries to seduce Republicans"
* Why Cheney is in a wheelchair.
* Misuse of the Patriot Act on airline passengers.
* Did the Persians use chemical warfare against the Romans?
* Tired of inaugural coverage? Just remember, the whole universe might just be a giant hologram.
* Cartoon Network goes with more live-action programs. Yes, I know.
* asimplelife, the top pic is just for you.

Selkiselki on January 20th, 2009 06:01 pm (UTC)
Wow, that top pic of the Obamas coming out of the Lincoln Memorial is great.
squishydish: redfootsquishydish on January 20th, 2009 06:58 pm (UTC)
Darn it, all I can see is the name of the picture, "Obama Lincoln.jpg"

I'll just have to imagine it!

Out Of Lincoln, Etc.

Obama Lincoln.jpg

Some concert notes....
Selkiselki on January 20th, 2009 07:13 pm (UTC)
Tight shot of Lincoln seated (statue), with a guard holding a flag and a column on either side. Walking down the steps in front of him, Barack and Michelle Obama in winter gear, holding hands. But the words don't do justice to the composition, lighting, etc.
Tales from a suburban tourist: LINCOLNHEAD!  YAY!asimplelife on January 20th, 2009 08:43 pm (UTC)
Nick pasted me an awesome quote from his daughter when they were at the LM, "First African-American president. Better be good." Haha.

ps: omg congrats infinity Americay!