*Must* read by Frank Rich: follow the uranium.
The increasing impact of the meth epidemic, "the most destructive, dangerous, terrible drug that's come along in a long time."
Public broadcasting under scrutiny.
* "Unheard of only a few decades ago, suicide bombings have rapidly evolved into perhaps the most common method of terrorism in the world."
* "In the months before the Iraqi elections in January, President Bush approved a plan to provide covert support to certain Iraqi candidates and political parties, but rescinded the proposal because of Congressional opposition."
* The BBC finds the US is running low on options in Iraq. Also, the BBC correspondent on the upside-down nature of Iraq, and what we could have done to improve the situation.
* Administration finds trouble convincing people about the Medicare drug benefits. Sound familiar?
* Once again, all eyes turn to Arlen Specter.
* Has Karl Rove turned from an asset into a liability?
* Who knew what in the long shadows of the Plame leak.
* The CIA leak case shines light on the secretive intelligence community.
* Howzabout Ten Commandments wingnut Roy Moore for the Supreme Court?
* Speaking of, Sarah Vowell on Ten Commandments displays.
* Complaints about Comcast surge dramatically. Is Verizon to blame?
* Counties think globally.
* Six men convicted in the DC-area "commando" bank robberies.
* FDA probes link between deaths and pain patches.
* The growth of the web inspires a new generation of citizen journalism. Sorta.
* On the streets of Los Angeles, the paparazzi wage war.
* Disneyland at 50.
* LATimes.com on Comic-Con.
A black man loses faith in his church.
Christian adoption agency ignoring Catholic applicants.
Is Battlestar Galactica the future of science fiction?
What's the next great superhero movie?