March 14th, 2006

News

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"The same government that wants jurors to believe it would have foiled the Sept. 11 plot by listening to a crazed al Qaeda trainee one month before the attacks cannot even follow simple and fundamental trial rules that first-year law students are taught."
-Andrew Cohen (good read) (more details)

Welcome to America, 2006. How about hiring mercenaries to keep New Orleans safe?

Pharmacies suffering under the new Medicare drug plan.

O'Connor says Republican dominance might head us towards a dictatorship.

BAGnewsNotes on the real accomplishment of the censure call. (Bonus: the text of the censure.)

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"I've come to think that some of the answers to global poverty might be found in the places where the social and hard sciences inform each other."

It turns out George Clooney is proud to be a liberal.

Fametracker presents the ten most plausible theories behind Crash winning the Oscars.