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19 June 2009 @ 12:51 pm
Conan, climate change, and the English language  
FRIDAY NEWS:
* 'Why English will keep America's influence from waning.' (M. and I were discussing something similar the other day.)
* Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei speaks up on the election results. Interesting points raised here.
* "The crisis over the Iranian election has developed with such dizzying speed it is hard to take in the implications."
* Good read: multiplexer discusses the fallout of the twittered revolution.
* Egads. Indictment shows inner workings of LA gangs.
* New report says the British government must plan for climate change.
* On the ground with the troops in Swat.
* Always a good read: LiveOnline with Dan Froomkin.
* Meet the new Conan.

 
 
 
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PMMJ: Moviescheetahmaster on June 19th, 2009 08:42 pm (UTC)
Oh, lordy, yes.
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on June 19th, 2009 05:58 pm (UTC)
"Despite real differences between the Church and this administration on abortion and stem-cell research, Obama can count Catholics as some of his strongest supporters on the issue of immigration. If anything, the Catholic bishops have expressed a greater sense of urgency, calling today for action before the end of the year while Obama pointedly avoided discussing a timeline for reform."