29 May 2009 @ 03:24 pm
Public diplomacy, Sam Raimi, and a giant blob  
"In every major case since he became the nation's seventeenth Chief Justice, Roberts has sided with the prosecution over the defendant, the state over the condemned, the executive branch over the legislative, and the corporate defendant over the individual plaintiff."

* The global economic downturn is taking its toll on human rights.
* Oh, good read: Marc Lynch on the up and coming 'Global Engagement Directive'.
* "Right after the war, everybody came - journalists, foreign governments and
charities promising to help. Now, nobody comes."
* Pentagon plans a new wing for computer warfare.
* Russia opens a facility for decommissioning WMDs.
* Why I have reservations about posting stories from the Daily Telegraph.
* Whoah. There's a massive blob under Nevada.
* Sam Raimi talks about his horror movies.