23 July 2011 @ 01:17 pm
Oslo attacks, the rover Curiosity, and Republican governors  
* Whuf. The BBC has the timeline of the Oslo attacks yesterday.
* Speaking of, the media reacts to finding out that it wasn't a Muslim extremist. Just, wow.
* "How to turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans: an insider's six-step plan to fix Congress."
* Wikileaks, which just keeps rolling on, releases documents on the US and Cambodia.
* Michael Scherer notes that the president is playing a pretty shrewd political hand in the debt ceiling negotiations.
* Good read: Nate Silver on how the Republican Party's swing to the right is not matched by the American people.
* Five myths about extreme weather.
* The NASA rover Curiosity will explore a deep crater on Mars.

PMMJ: Politicscheetahmaster on July 23rd, 2011 08:31 pm (UTC)
Taking a lesson in politics from Shays' Rebellion.
Selkiselki on July 30th, 2011 03:58 am (UTC)
Late, on Oslo
Anders Behring Breivik, the suspect, is a Christian fundamentalist who describes his murders as "marketing" for his anti-Muslim manifesto. I haven't seen much coverage of that. Unfortunately, terrorists come in all religions, as the Oklahoma City and attempted Atlanta Olympics bombings already demonstrated.