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18 February 2005 @ 01:38 pm
 
Army releases documents saying evidence of abuse of Afghan prisoners was destroyed.
Also, the Army has unpublished photos of Afghan civilians being abused.

Scientific evidence of global warming links to man-made causes?

Russia backs Iran in the nuclear debate.

Heh heh heh, the GOP is getting scared of Schwarzenegger's new plan. Say what you will, but the guy is growing on me.

FRIDAY NEWS:
* How hospitals gouge the uninsured.
* Republicans leaders in Congress ready to oppose Bush's social security plan.
* Anti-war groups preparing new protests.
* Oh, Ted Rall, how I appreciate thee: 'Redistribution of wealth.'
* Interpreting the latest pre-9/11 intelligence, and what it says about the administration.
* Looking beyond the stereotypes of Shiites.
* George F. Will on Bush's budget battle.
* Karl Rove gives a pep talk to fellow conservatives.
* The real cost of Wal-Mart's low prices.
* Peggy Noonan's defense of news bloggers.
* In the face of Kyoto, will nuclear power make a comeback?

Someone threw a shoe at Richard Perle.

"Researchers say that the part of the brain that recognizes our mistakes also acts as an early warning system to keep us from screwing up."

Oooh. Tsunami uncovers ancient city in India. (Courtesy JubJub.)
 
 
 
Lord Multiplexer, King of Michiganmultiplexer on February 18th, 2005 11:30 am (UTC)
I actually, honestly like the Govenator. I don't like the way he was elected, but he's doing better than exected. Of course, I'm for the All Predator Gubanatorial Ticket (tm).

However, I don't support changing the constitution so he can run for President. We had a war to break away from a crazy German guy (although Arnie is Austrian). There's no reason why it should ever be changed. There's precisely one job in the US that no foreign national can ever have, and I think that's pretty fair.
danzanramon on February 18th, 2005 11:32 am (UTC)
Perle had his own barbs, too. He began his opening comments in the 11/2-hour debate by saying Democrats "looked at the Democratic Party and chose a physician to lead them."

daaaaaaaamn..

wait, how is that a barb? I mean it's not like the Republican Senate Majority Leader is a doctor or anything.
PMMJ: News hatcheetahmaster on February 18th, 2005 11:59 am (UTC)
Dan Froomkin on *even more* info about Gannon and oh so much more.
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PMMJ: Captain America - Fight Terrorcheetahmaster on February 19th, 2005 04:33 am (UTC)
I just want them to jack mine up so I can have a Spidey-sense.

salami_salomesalami_salome on February 18th, 2005 04:42 pm (UTC)
People playing the game weren't told about the clues, but brain scans revealed that they soon figured it out. The scanner showed that after playing the game for a while, just seeing the blue dash was enough to trigger this part of the brain.

I hope the participants in the study at least got a treat lever to push for their pains.
Strange Detractor: squidprofessorbooty on February 21st, 2005 08:20 am (UTC)
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I am pushing my treat lever right now.