PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The Bush administration, rejecting an opinion from the Government Accountability Office, said last week that it is legal for federal agencies to feed TV stations prepackaged news stories that do not disclose the government's role in producing them."
(Dan Froomkin goes over that topic and more.)

News analysis: Bush is quietly seeking to rewrite the nuclear technology treaty - off the table.

David Brooks on a requiem for reform, with blame on both sides of the fence.

* A look at the remains of the Iraq coalition.
* Interesting. Chavez, the Venezuelan anti-Bush. So, of course, Bush decides to do something about it.
* A GOP rebellion in Congress threatens Bush's budget.
* Hilary questions Greenspan, and gets him to admit he was wrong.
* Paul Krugman on Bush's dishonest numbers game.
* Scalia blasts the Supreme Court's death penalty ruling.
* MS-13 crackdown nets 35 gangers in this area alone.
* PG County to target crime hotspots.
* Four-month delay in the Abu Ali trial.
* Kansas clinics to fight state attorney's witch hunt.

Were the Olmecs the mother-culture of Mesoamerica? (Plus bonus graphic.)

The shortage and the stereotypes of male teachers.

Ways we cope with life's little annoyances.

Good read: "Military scientists have long studied wartime communication, but the war in Iraq is opening a new dimension. Virtually every soldier, sailor and marine there has access to e-mail and cellphones, a broad and largely uncensored real-time communication network unprecedented in military history."

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