June 15th, 2005


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"I think the US is notably unskilful in our communications and our public diplomacy."
-Secretary Donald Rumsfeld

"In other words, the public may detest the news media, but not as much as it detests congressmen, masters of the universe, and their health-insurance providers. This isn't much of a silver lining, but it's something, I suppose."
-Howard Kurtz (good read today.)

Republicans seek to decimate funding for public broadcasting. (Courtesy Ocho, since I totally forgot to post this last week.)

BBC report on American generosity overseas.

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BBC overview of Warren Jeffs and the FLDS controversy.

Universal ponders what went wrong with Cinderella Man.

The art and artifact of the mix tape.