PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Real America," Chinese mummies, and censorship

"Real Americans don't pay attention to politics, not because they're apathetic, but because Johnny got a 'C' in Algebra. Real Americans want to see a clean subway station before a clean Congress. They want to be able to sit around the dining room table and discuss the next vacation they can afford, not the bills and definitely not the Muslim terror scarifying that the right wing specialises in."

* Kevin Drum on the foreclosure mills scandal. People are upset for a reason.
* Good read: military censorship during the war in Iraq.
* Why an austerity plan might not work for an American recovery.
* "If the Republicans win, how will they lead?" (Hint: bad news for climate change legislation, since the Tea Party doesn't like science.)
* Five myths about young voters.
* Finally, scientists figure out how fast dogs have to shake to dry off their fur.
* An anthropological surprise about China's Bronze age mummies.
* A controversial films sparks discussion in Mexico.

Tags: 2010, easy sell, movies, news, science!, welcome to america

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