December 6th, 2005

Scorpion

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"Only nine of the more than 500 Guantanamo captives have even been charged with crimes, and their trials are being prolonged year after year. This is exactly the situation habeas corpus is designed to remedy. And without it, the captives can rot in prison forever and possibly be subject to torture and inhumane treatment that the courts are unable even to learn about."

Richard Cohen thinks it's time for Rumsfeld to go.

Democrats consider dropping the dominance of the New Hampshire primary. About time, I say.

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Study finds Beethoven died of lead poisoning.

New mammal spotted in Borneo.

[Bonus: McShifty's DC news hour, on the smoking ban and civil unions.]