"In presenting its plan to let working Americans divert part of their payroll taxes into private retirement accounts, the Bush administration now says the proposal will do nothing to solve Social Security's financial problems."
Awesome report by Brooke Allen on our godless Constitution
Joe Biden on the reality of training the Iraqis
A sharp debate on the future of environmentalism
Thomas Friedman on why we should lower the reward
offered for Bin Laden.
The FCC, the PTC crusade, and why cable is cashing in on the so-called cultural battle
* NYTimes analysis shows there's not much hope for Bush to trim the deficit
* Post analysis says the deficit worries threaten
the whole agenda.
* Bush's new budget cuts many domestic
* And it may double the price veterans
pay for prescriptions. Wonder why that wasn't mentioned during the campaign?( Collapse )
"A friend of mine e-mailed me Friday to see if I wanted to go to the Folger Theater production of Romeo and Juliet
. I e-mailed him back, fretting: Doesn't that play promote suicide?"
-Maureen DowdErnst Mayr
, legendary evolutionary biologist, passed away.Ten things
we didn't know this time last week.
Bonus: Britain's ten best-kept state secrets