Paul Krugman describes Bush as the 'wastrel son' from literature.
UK, you so crazy.
Cultural divide: why no one wants baby strollers in Kenya.
A platoon of brave minehunters at work in Iraq, and the best part is, they work for cheese. (Courtesy Callico.)
* Israeli tanks and helicopters fire on a crowd of unarmed protesters, killing twelve.
* White House released delayed human rights report.
* The Army tried to limit Red Cross access to Iraqi prisons.
* US to halt payments to Chalabi's group. Wait. We were *paying* that loser?
* The administration sure is proud of these programs it tried to cut.
* The challenge of teaching current events to kids.
* Over three thousand more troops moving from Korea to Iraq. You know, since we solved that whole North Korea problem.
* June 8 marks the rare transit of Venus. (Courtesy thewronghands.)
* The low-carb market is glutted already? Good work corporations, well-played.
* Google won't carry ads for guns or knives. (Courtesy Callico.)
* WB releases its fall schedule... with no Dark Shadows.
The Nation makes a new moral case against the Iraq war.
"In my judgment, this new paradigm renders obsolete Geneva's strict limitations on questioning of enemy prisoners and renders quaint some of its provisions."
-White House counsel Alberto R. Gonzales,
writing to President Bush, Jan. 25, 2002