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17 December 2005 @ 10:59 am
"You're going to relegate my history to a month?... I don't want a black history month. Black history is American history."
-Morgan Freeman

Analysis: the administration is seeking to expand executive branch powers.

Why the Times delayed its article on domestic surveillance for a year. (Incidentally, I think this is going to be a hot story for a while to come.

Good read: Ralph Reed and the Abramoff scandal.

Yesterday's Dan Froomkin was a good read, with lots of updates to current topics, including McCain defeating Cheney.

* Man, been a busy week for paranoids out there.
* Meanwhile, New Orleans is slowly dying, once and for all.
* 'A senior scholar at the Cato Institute has resigned after revelations that he took payments from the lobbyist Jack Abramoff in exchange for writing columns favorable to his clients.'
* "It doesn't really matter how many benchmarks we pass [in Iraq] because there is always another challenge ahead." -Charles Wolfson
* E.J. Dionne Jr. finds the conservatives out of ideas.
* How one of the candidates in
Bolivia's election could be a problem for the US.
* Warner signs order preventing hiring discrimination against gays by Virginia state agencies. I reiterate: this wasn't illegal before? Gah.
* What our troops need: clean, hold, rebuild.
* The Amish adjust to being a tourist attraction.
* Google buys a stake in AOL.
* Birds of a feather: Robert Novak is heading to Fox News.
* John Spencer, who played Leo on The West Wing, passed away.

A look back at how old textbooks taught 'intelligent design'. Definitely not what I want the next generation learning in school.

'Buffy,' a Kuiper Belt object, isn't following the rules.

How to get viewers back to the movies.

Best headline ever: Drunk, Half-Naked Finn Sets Norway Record
Josephine: Tick Ninjaslovellama on December 17th, 2005 06:15 pm (UTC)
Finland, represent! My peeps! w00t!