PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

On this day in 1890, reporter Nellie Bly of the New York World completed her round-the-world journey (which took only 72 days, six hours and 11 minutes.)

Today's must read (but scary): news analysis about intelligence, nuclear proliferation, and who we should have attacked instead of Iraq.

* Brief Post interview with Adnan Pachachi.
* How mysterious can Sistani be when he has a website?
* Thomas Friedman finishes the war of ideas.
* Dear Cheney: Suck it down. Love, me.
* What we meant to say was, they aren't *actually* spies...
* Large NYTimes report on "the tyranny of copyright."
* BBC report on abstinence organizations in the US.
* We-ird. Brits and Zulus mark anniversary.

"President Bush is also announcing plans for a $1.5 billion election-year drive to promote marriage. He also wants another billion dollars to send an American to the moon. That's how you know we have a big divorce problem in this country - when it costs more to keep a couple together than to send a man to the moon."
-Jay Leno

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