Bush's social security plan is riskiest for, you guessed it, the poor. E.J. Dionne Jr. looks for the faith in Bush's agenda.
Comptroller general warns the administration about its propaganda videos.
Study finds broadcasters not covering local elections adequately. I'm of two minds on this.
* New twists in the legal battles over torture and terrorism. Bob Herbert wonders, if Syria is so bad, why do we hand over suspects to them?
* Ted Rall on Ward Churchill and censorship.
* David Brooks waits for a leader to arise and champion the cause of out-of-control government spending.
* Questioning Ehrlich's mass firings and partisan hirings.
* The BBC on bloggers vs. the media.
* So, is there a connection between Jeff Gannon and Karl Rove? Also, Gannon expresses regret, but still leaves questions unanswered.
* Harvard reacts to President Summers' transcript of his remarks.
* Astronomers stunned by 'star quake' on the far side of the galaxy.
* Scientists urge doctors to hold off on surgery until intersex babies are old enough to determine their own gender.
* Mars rover (yes, they're still running!) finds another cool Martian rock.
* I Heard It On NPR: using computers to recreate dinosaur strides.
University of Maryland tries to figure out what to do about rioting fans. I say, every time there's a riot, cancel the next game. Easy.
Was there a historical Pied Piper of Hamelin?
Courtesy Operative X: Warner Brothers tries out a new look for Bugs Bunny and the gang.