May 7th, 2008


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"In my experience, immediate relief of a perceived crisis beats long-term action against a crisis not yet generally perceived. That is where leadership comes in - and leadership, the ability to ask people to defer gratification for a better future, is something that has been entirely missing in the current Republican era. Perhaps the question shouldn't be 'Are you better off than you were four years ago?' But 'How are we going to be better off four years from now?'"

Two essential truths about Guantanamo.

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The EU sues Italy to make them take out the garbage. Literally.

"The movies were the story of Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker, and when Luke saves the galaxy and redeems his father, that's where that story ends." -George Lucas