October 16th, 2005


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"Taxpayer support for public universities, measured per student, has plunged more precipitously since 2001 than at any time in two decades, and several university presidents are calling the decline a de facto privatization of the institutions that played a crucial role in the creation of the American middle class."

Boom, baby: the NYTimes speaks on the Judith Miller affair. Bonus: follow-up by Howard Kurtz.

Good read: how Abramoff stacked the deck.

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Holy hannah! Germany's water bridge.

"DJ Fatboy Slim and Talking Heads singer David Byrne are writing a musical about former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos."

Good work, Virginia. High school pulls "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" from band play list, after a complaint about the separation of church and state.

Fametracker.com tears up Cameron Crowe.