June 7th, 2006

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"Stop Same Sex Marriage: It Endorses Masturbation." Dana Milbank on the anti-gay marriage push. (Great read.) Also, my favorite new angry commentator, Lou Dobbs, takes on the government's priorities. And not all Republicans are pleased by the focus on ideology. Finally, Brian Montopoli covers why the media doesn't care.

Documents reveal the CIA shielded Nazi war criminals.

Must read: Marty Kaplan thinks the media is under-reporting the violence in Iraq. Also, David Ignatius on salvaging the civil war.

Report reveals Katrina's population impact. Also, guess who's rebuilding New Orleans?

Handy list of how Bush has expanded presidential power. (Courtesy Dan Froomkin, who has a great article on the issue.)

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"Among the Transhumanists: Cyborgs, self-mutilators, and the future of our race."

Good read: what Netflix can teach Hollywood.
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In other news, *yawn.*

The plan: Tonight, groceries, possibly more sleep. Tomorrow, Warmachine (!) Cygnar vs. Trolls, big fun on the horizon. Friday, birthday dinner for the girlfriend, followed by a kara-oke smackdown. Saturday, sleeping in, houseguests, possibly shenanigans. Sunday, bebe. Monday, something or other. (When no one is looking, CoH.) (Maybe I'll give up a night of sleep for that.)

First look at NBC's new drama, Heroes. (Currently slated for Mondays at 9.)

Cool local blogger finds Henson exhibit... lacking.
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"President Bush is running around the country this week talking about immigration, and on Monday he gave a much-hyped speech on gay marriage. In neither case has he said anything remotely new, and yet the press coverage is intense. But what about the stuff the White House doesn't want us talking about?"

OK, today's Dan Froomkin was pretty damn awesome. Do yourself a favor, take five minutes and give it a read, and thank me afterwards.

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