May 5th, 2005

Scorpion

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"The Bush Administration's record belies its pro-troops rhetoric. Bush won't attend military funerals. Rumsfeld signed condolence letters to military families with an autopen."
-the essay from The Nation on military censorship

Good read: George F. Will examines the strength of the nonreligious in America. You'll be surprised.

So: why can't Wal-Mart pay its employees more?

Can you be fired for your political affiliation?

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The clever mind behind Freakonomics! "...One must admire the audacity of a man so willing to stand up to both the teachers' unions *and* sumo wrestlers."

A review of the opera version of 1984.