PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"Millions of Americans, most of them supporters of the Republican party, believe that the world was created only a few thousand years ago as per the account in Genesis and the dinosaurs can only date from then, so the Tyrannosaurus Rex romped around with Adam and Eve. In other words these Americans, heirs to every scientific advance in history, deny rational accounts of how the world came to exist... It seems to me that the central political question facing everyone here, far more important than any to do with Iraq or the deficit or Guantanamo Bay, is whether or not the Republican party, after decades of flirting, has finally got into bed with an irrational sect."
-Justin Webb

Local journalists uncover evidence that the Chinese government tried to cover up the massive toxic spill.

The Abramoff scandal investigation grows dramatically, and threatens even more in power.

Even Bush supporters are losing faith in the administration.

WEEKEND NEWS:
* Joe Biden calls for a timetable on withdrawal from Iraq.
* Alito's court to face new abortion case next week.
* Co-founder of the Crips and Nobel Peace Prize nominee gets a new clemency hearing as his execution draws near.
* Republicans split over new tax cuts.
* More confusing thinking at the Vatican.
* "Experts have become increasingly interested in those who emerge from combat feeling enhanced. Some psychiatrists and psychologists believe that those soldiers have experienced a phenomenon known as 'post-traumatic growth'."
* Also, working to gauge the war's psychological cost.
* Write your own punchline: Michael Brown to start his own disaster preparedness agency.
* The greenhouse effect is at an all-time high.
* Pat Morita passed away.

US to reach 1000 executions shortly.

DC stadium deal threatened unless MLB comes up with some money to pay cost overruns.

Were you wondering who won the World Chess Beauty Contest?
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