June 5th, 2005

Scorpion

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"That is why excessive official secrecy is always suspect and why the isolation of a president behind a closed circle of advisers can lead to abuse of power."
-David S. Broder

Bush, torture, and the U.S. Gulag. Dana Milbank remembers that the administration used to like Amnesty International (and more.)

So, what if there was easy fixes for airline security that no one took?

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"But put them all together and they add up to Coldplay, the most insufferable band of the decade."

Is the joystick one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century?

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

[EDIT: They freed the Mars rover! Brilliant!]