April 16th, 2005

Scorpion

(no subject)

"I have been supportive of the death penalty, both as governor and President. And the difference between the case of Terry Schiavo and the case of a convicted killer is the difference between guilt and innocence. And I happen to believe that the death penalty, when properly applied, saves lives of others. And so I'm comfortable with my beliefs that there's no contradiction between the two."
-President Bush (courtesy Dan Froomkin.)

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Political reformers in the Middle East make gains, thanks to technology and media.

So, uh, after all that trouble, our airports aren't any safer.

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Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket) on H.P. Lovecraft.