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22 October 2005 @ 02:19 pm
"What this means is if a judge had contributed to Crime Stoppers that judge could not hear a burglary case... We don't live in a country where political party determines the measure of justice."
-Ronnie Earle

After enduring two disasters, cities face a new disaster of financial peril.

Patrick Fitzgerald, the Plame leak investigator, called 'exacting and apolitical.'

More on Miers: "If a first-year law student wrote that and submitted it in class, I would send it back and say it was unacceptable."

* Why Miers should not receive privilege.
* Andrew Cohen calls cable's legal coverage to task.
* NYTimes editor takes Miller to task.
* Released reporter describes his kidnapper as an "over-attentive waiter."
* Pennsylvania officials seize the newborn baby of a sex offender.
* How Katrina-relief legislation has revived the debate over school vouchers.
* Stem cell legislation pushed back... to election year.
* A look at the art of flattery.

Inside the American science of interrogation and torture.

Pieces of people's lives cast adrift in disaster debris.

A clever rat teaches some scientists a lesson. (The BBC story adds an interesting detail to the ending.)
keep it darksnidegrrl on October 22nd, 2005 06:55 pm (UTC)
swim, mrs. frisby, swim!!
Titania: Gokuu Froggiesummer_queen on October 22nd, 2005 07:51 pm (UTC)
Time traveling rats!
That Guynecrocannibal on October 22nd, 2005 09:23 pm (UTC)
This has bee a pretty crazy animal week, with Razza the rat, the praying mantis that killed the bird, and that gorilla that was using rock tools.
That Guynecrocannibal on October 23rd, 2005 04:42 pm (UTC)
""I noticed yesterday MoveOn.org, to which you have contributed, was selling T-shirts with Mr. Delay's mugshot on it," DeGuerin said, referring to the liberal interest group and the picture of a smiling DeLay taken Thursday. "

mmrmm trying to shift the defendant's seat around, hilarious.