December 20th, 2006

Rock Star

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"As President Bush weighs his options for forging a new Iraq policy, he faces this big conundrum: Many proposals call for greater reliance on and deeper development of the Iraqi state, but the reality is that the Iraqi state, in many respects, does not exist."

Andrew Cohen on the lethal injection controversy. Good read.

Reality check: more than 90% of all Americans have had premarital sex, and those numbers go back farther than you think.

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"The ADD generation" declines medication.

In defense of more television coverage of Congress.

WOW. Controversial director Uwe Boll boxes his opponents - no, literally. Including SomethingAwful.com founder "Lowtax." This is *the* most awesome story of the year.
Darkseid is.

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#1:
M. and I watched The Passion of the Christ last night, and, wow, huh. It was both better and worse than I expected. Some unexpected obscure religious references faithfully brought in from the texts, which made all the more surprising the places they diverged completely from the texts. Glad I finally saw it, but don't know quite what to make of it.

#2:
Why I love Netflix:
Paul, the following movies were chosen based on your interest in:
Casino Royale
Death Race 2000
Beowulf & Grendel
#3:
Courtesy the ISB, it's the Thing and Ghost Rider in "Silent Night, Deadly Night".