PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Environmental collapse, EVE Online, and planetary weirdness

"Something progressives sometimes fail to bring up, however, in countering the 'death panel' meme - at least, when it comes to the V.A. and veterans counseling - is the larger hypocrisy at play. In other words, what Rove and the wingnuts are doing is playing politics on the backs of the thousands of often severely mentally and physically disabled veterans they - especially Rove, as the architect behind the selling of the Iraq War - unnecessarily put in harms way in the first place."

THURSDAY NEWS:
* Good read: "Has climate change hijacked the wider environmental agenda?"
* "One of the youngest detainees held at the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay will sue the United States."
* Great read: David Von Drehle with a different look at Ted Kennedy's legacy. Also, Karen Tumulty on Kennedy's success as the ultimate pragmatist. And remembering his fight for civil rights.
* Canada forces Facebook to improve its privacy policy.
* Swing low: "Scientists have discovered a planet that shouldn't exist."
* Reflection: EVE Online hit by financial crisis. (Courtesy warmaster.)
* Interesting new projects from Warren Ellis.

Tags: 2009, comic books, gaming, news, science!
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