September 18th, 2006


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"In the few short years since the first shackled Afghan shuffled off to Guantanamo, the U.S. military has created a global network of overseas prisons, its islands of high security keeping 14,000 detainees beyond the reach of established law."

* The big question: is the cost of confronting Iran greater than the dangers of living with a nuclear Iran?
* Analysis: Bush is running out of foreign policy options.
* Hey wasn't corruption going to be a big issue on election day?
* How can Republicans explain all the terrible things that are going on? Easy. Blame Bush.
* BAGnewsNotes on Bush's confrontation with Charlie Gibson.
* Louisiana governor says military will be used to fight crime in New Orleans through December.
* Frank Ahrens on what we can learn from the case of lonelygirl15 - including what we can learn about ourselves.

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Today included:
* the DMV.
* Ikea.
* Wal-Mart.
* Spending a zillion dollars on crap, without even getting the necessary furniture.
* Being gone from the house about five or so hours later than planned.

Good times, people. Can't wait for this moving nonsense to be over. You know, in four weeks or so.