PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

On this day in 1861, the Star of the West, a merchant vessel bringing reinforcements to Federal troops at Fort Sumter, SC, retreated after being fired on by a battery in the harbor.

Transcript of Bruce Campbell on LiveOnline today. (Also, Carolyn Hax.)

Straight Dope's awesome history of pinball.

* Don't get me wrong. I'm big on space exploration. I just like it when we have enough money to do these things also.
* Powell admits no proof of Iraq-al Qaeda link. So, that's two causes for war disputed.
* The administration wants the UN back in Iraq. Maybe they should have thought of that last year.
* Bush may get an earful from Latin America.
* What Bush needs to learn from European guest worker programs.
* How positive is a discussion of the candidate's religious backgrounds going to be?

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    Zen Pencils takes on "Ozymandis."

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    Details emerge about HBO's Westworld series.

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