PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Fifty years ago today, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow critically reviewed Senator McCarthy's anti-Communism campaign on an episode of See It Now.

Hubble scientists think they are close to, well, seeing the Big Bang.

Paul Krugman's awesome chart of the Bush administration's job predictions.

Howard Kurtz on the flipping and flopping done by both candidates.

NEWS:
* ABC poll shows Bush losing support over economy and war.
* Welp, looks like I will be protesting a high-profile death penalty case after all.
* Report on the administration's unwillingness to help the 9/11 investigation panel. But remember, it's OK for him to do this, while using 9/11 imagery in his commercials. Oh, and the day this article comes out, Bush decides to cooperate.
* Check out Hans Blix's comments on Cheney from October 2002.
* World Opinion Roundup weighs in on the international caucus, as overseas writers discuss the upcoming US presidential election.
* Four of the five Britons at Guantanamo back on British soil, and why they likely won't face more jail time.
* Democrats uncover a lack of fairness in probe reimbursement.
* White House Notebook notes the challenger was mentioned early in this election cycle.
* Archeology of the first Olympics.
* Psychiatric skeptics flex their muscle.
* Turns out previous generations weren't better at history than today's kids.
* Getting actual feedback on No Child Left Behind.
* OK, no one knows if that was actually Churchill's parrot. I know I'm done caring.

"We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were, for the moment, unpopular."
-Edward R. Murrow, March 9, 1954.
Tags: 2004, news, quotes
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