February 19th, 2004

Scorpion

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On this day in 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima, where they began a month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.

Must read: Bill Maher's "Valentine's Day, that great state holiday." (Courtesy Callico.)

Two goofy additions: Your new LJ icon of the day, and some Edwards campaign posters.

Influential scientists agree: the administration is distorting scientific fact to fit its purposes.

Military families question the increased rate of suicide of people serving in Iraq.

FEC moves to regulate groups that oppose Bush. But yet, advocacy groups are allowed to raise unlimited funds.

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