PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

On this day in 1869, thousands of businessmen were ruined in a Wall Street panic after financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempted to corner the gold market.

* Analyzing Bush's odd UN speech, how the audience was unmoved, and how it's playing out overseas. Plus, a NYT editorial, and three debates on Iraq, by Howard Kurtz.
* The Afghan Women Bill of Rights.
* How the new plea bargain limits will swamp the already-overburdened courts.
* The Senate's odd debating experiment.
* Nicholas Kristof with Bill Gates in Africa.
* Cameras in schools? Huh.
* Goodbye Galileo.

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