DeLay's South Korea trip violated House rules, but the House ethics panel is in gridlock.
Bush's arch-conservative judicial reruns are still bad choices.
Dick Meyer on legal scandals being the worst.
* "Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Wednesday offered a point-by-point rebuttal of President Bush's argument that the Middle East is opening to an era of democracy stimulated by the U.S. invasion of Iraq."
* Paul Krugman waits for the slanted report on social security.
* OK, Greenspan is back to saying the federal budget deficit is a big threat.
* Ted Rall on the Taliban and the death penalty.
* ACLU alleges misuse of the Patriot Act.
* Politicians are trying to legislate free speech on campus.
* FCC extends 'truth in billing' guidelines to cellphones.
* More evidence the Army and CIA collaborated on 'ghost' detainees.
* Deportation case focuses on the definition of torture.
* Also, another whitewash at Abu Ghraib, where they apparently held suspects as young as eleven.