PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Post analysis: "Whatever area one examines - environmental policy, regulatory policy, law enforcement and broad sectors of social policy - fundamental priorities have shifted at the direction of this president."

Post editorial on how the Abu Ghraib reports should be handled by the administration, and who should shoulder the blame.

Good read: George F. Will, on the majesty of space exploration.

* Howell Raines on "the dumb factor."
* Israel readies to take on Iran.
* Anti-American protests in Greece turn ugly. *Coincidentally,* Powell decides he is too busy to visit the closing ceremony of the Olympics. Uh, bullshit Klaus.
* Greenspan again calls for cuts in Medicare and Social Security. Dude, ain't gonna happen before November.
* Rove says he is not the power behind the throne.
* FCC cuts public access to phone outage information.
* UK warnings of 'chain stores creating clone towns.'
* Paul Donnelly on a banned Muslim scholar.
* Bill Grant on rudeness and unsportsmanlike behavior during the Olympics.
* Republicans plan to hold a tribute to Johnny Cash during their convention.

An essay by a journalist discussing why he chose not to have a lifesaving heart operation.

"I think [John Kerry] going to Vietnam was more heroic than my flying fighter jets. He was in harm's way and I wasn't."
-President George W. Bush

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