February 20th, 2007

Scorpion

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The other casualties of war: "Walter Reed has over 700 outpatient Iraq veterans in its care. These soldiers have been released from hospital beds, but either continue to require treatment. or are caught in a limbo between reassignment and discharge."

"Could someone please explain to me why Scooter Libby is the only person on trial in the Valerie Plame leak investigation?"

Welcome to America Canada France, 2007: Nosebleed triggers embassy alert

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Gene Weingarten looks for the celebrity angle. (Courtesy demigoth.)

In defense of the introvert.

"It is not that lying makes you popular, but knowing when to say something and not be completely blunt is in fact a social skill... We don't want to hear hurtful things, so a person who is totally honest may not be as popular as someone who lies. This is not to say lying is a good thing, but it is the way the social world operates."