October 27th, 2009


The Secret Service, exploding iguanas, and the Tao of Wu

"The Obama administration has clung for so long to the Bush administration's expansive claims of national security and executive power that it is in danger of turning President George W. Bush's cover-up of abuses committed in the name of fighting terrorism into President Barack Obama's cover-up."

* Amnesty claims Israel is cutting off Palestinian water supplies. Classy.
* Much data collected by the FBI left untranslated.
* Threats to the president's life are up dramatically, straining the Secret Service.
* In unsurprising news, Bill Kristol picks his side in the Republican divide.
* Today's misplaced modifier: "Boca Raton grapples with exploding iguana population"
* Life photogallery: Women in the fight in WWII. (Courtesy surlyrodent.)
* I heard it on NPR: 'The Tao Of Wu,' RZA's philosophy.