PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"But many Americans feel they have lost ground since 2001, and a solid 71 percent are convinced they have received no tax cuts at all. A poll by CBS News and the New York Times in March found that only 22 percent believe the policies of the Bush administration made their taxes go down; 25 percent said their taxes actually went up."

Today's must read:
"We're not in the middle of a war on terror, they note. We're not facing an axis of evil. Instead, we are in the midst of an ideological conflict."
-David Brooks

* New evidence shows the US government had suspects deported from Sweden to Egypt, where they were tortured.
* Look, Iraq doesn't need *all* that drinking water, really.
* Powell said what about the Sudan?!
* Warner says he was 'deceived' by Moon's group in seeking a room for their coronation ceremony.
* Nicholas Kristof takes on conservation.
* Adding the German perspective of WW2 to the history books.
* One year later, NASA is still unsure of its goals.
* Also, NASA reconsiders solar probe.
* Whoah: satellites prove existence of 'freak waves' over 80 feet tall.
* Why I now respect Jeopardy!'s Ken Jennings: he has a dog named *Banjo*.
* Video game industry adjusts to acommodate girls as players.
* Japan markets stab-resistant clothing.
* Yay, penmanship!

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

Only a half-assed job today, please fill in the blanks for things I missed. Like, for instance, today's commentary by Iceman.

  • relevant to my interests

    "The Secret Douglas Adams RPG people have been playing for 15 years."

  • tactical

    "This actually fits with everything Obama has been doing lately: neither his legislative proposals nor his executive actions have been world shaking.…

  • huh

    "The problem for a terrorist group like Al Qaeda is that its recruitment pool is Muslims, but most Muslims are not interested in terrorism. Most…

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