November 24th, 2010

News

Cyberforensics, gay partners, and tentacle porn

SOME NEWS:
* What's up with North Korea?
* More problems with the money we're funneling into Afghanistan.
* Cholera continues to ravage Haiti.
* Charting the recession in your home state.
* One victory: Obama signs new rules requiring all hospitals accepting Medicare or Medicaid to also allow full visitation rights for gay partners.
* Our modern world: cyberforensics.
* Interesting profile of right-wing rising star Governor Chris Christie.
* Comcast finally receives their 'Worst Company in America' trophy.
* Cecil Adams takes on Japanese tentacle porn.

News

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"It is starting to look like the president who campaigned on closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay may end up doing something wholly different: signing a law that would pave the way for terrorism suspects to be held indefinitely... Ghailani was never going to walk out of the courtroom a free man because the Obama Justice Department, from Attorney General Eric Holder on down, has made clear that if any high-profile terrorism suspects are acquitted, they will never go free. They would be held as enemy combatants instead."