PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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On this day in 1948, the U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

A fine book club last night. Not a huge turnout, but there wasn't actually a book to discuss. We snacked, chatted (even some about books!) and did the book swap. I got a fine copy of Different Seasons (which i have never read) from Regent, while Agent Dieter got my copy of Anno Dracula. Yay books! I hope my kid likes having me read her some Stephen King.

Wizards almost done picking the finalist for the the next D&D setting.

NEWS:
* Israel's barbaric destruction of U.N. food warehouse still unanswered.
* I'm going to stop paying attention to any federal court rulings. Now they have overturned the decision saying the death penalty is unconstitutional.
* By the way, check out today's Howard Kurtz and skip down to the section on McCain taking on the Republican hierarchy. Why didn't this guy get the nomination again?
* A new book and technological breakthroughs stir questions over nanotechnology.
* Finally, racism, stereotypes and height?

"I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years, either."
-Senate Republican leader Trent Lott. Strom Thurmond ran as part of the "Dixiecrat Party," which was for segregation of the races.
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