August 14th, 2003


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On this day in 1945, Japan surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II.

Great read: The Straight Dope gives the real low-down on Stonehenge.

"In Philadelphia, that's an alternative lifestyle."

"...the Bush fiscal policy is the worst policy in the last 200 years."
-George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel laureate in economics, from a NYTimes article.

* Things go from bad to worse in Afghanistan...
* ...while the White House continues to live in fantasies about Iraq.
* The White House also lives in fantasies about its economic policies.

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House down to 250% Redding infestation (from previous high of 350%.) This is positive movement, as now the living room can be reclaimed as well (and, in theory, have small groups of people over. Exciting!)

Which brings me to point #2: Anything going on tomorrow night? I find myself free of tze bebe and commitment, and need to relax before long car trip with Dad on Saturday.