PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Great read: a reporter's analysis of the barbed realities of Iraq.

Frank Rich wonders if we need a new "All the President's Men" considering our current administration.

Ooh. NYTimes article on the big business being made off domestic consumers for anti-terrorism countermeasures.

Broad use of harsh tactics reported from Guantanamo.

* The world's opinion of the US has dropped dramatically in the past three years.
* Documents show top Army commander complained about the lack of supplies in Iraq.
* Long hours with no end in sight take their toll on law enforcement.
* Seeing the roots of fascism in Bush's followers. (Courtesy Iceman.)
* So. Why hasn't Abu Ghraib come up on the campaign trail?
* David Broder on the upcoming 'fiscal ruin' and why no one is doing anything about it.
* Ambitious essay from Thomas Friedman on honesty from politicians and the future.
* Jon Stewart makes comments at a critics' breakfast in NYC.
* Boot camps and other 'tough love' measures not working with violent kids.
* Breakdown of Republican vs. Democratic votes in the local area (plus bonus graphic.) (Courtesy marag.)
* Pierre Salinger passes away.
* The uncertain future of the countryside.

Dungeons & Dragons marks its 30th anniversary.

It's a long story as to why I found it, but check out this amusing biography of Spiro Agnew!

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

Oh, and there's a runaway wallaby on the loose in Anne Arundel county.
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