September 4th, 2004

Scorpion

Mucho newso

"On the very day that George Bush changed his mind and said that the war on terrorism was in fact winnable, the following things happened: Suicide bombers killed 16 people in Israel; 12 Nepalese service workers (dishwashers, etc.) were massacred in Iraq; five Afghans were accidentally killed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan; nine people were killed by a suicide bomber at a Moscow subway station, and five more American servicemen were reported dead in Iraq."
-Richard Cohen

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Then again, some of the information the government marks as classified is just silly.

The Straight Dope blows the lid off the diamond industry scam. (Courtesy Operative X.)