PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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"Just because the process is political doesn't mean it has to be as empty and as shallow as it is."
-Andrew Cohen

Good read: Dick Meyer on aggressive ostentation.

Doctors Without Borders list the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2005. (Courtesy rackletang.)

NEWSKRIEG:
* Remember, blame Katrina, not terrible spending policies.
* Elizabeth Holtzman makes the case for impeachment. (Also courtesy rackletang.)
* News analysis: what we still don't know about Alito.
* Soldiers' books talk about life in the current war.
* "Orion is a bustling caldron of activity."
* Ancient Chinese map points to America.
* The only living person to have named a planet in the solar system.

A conundrum of a movie's length.

Ted Koppel heads to NPR.

"There's no physical evidence that the family who gave the Donner Party its name had anything to do with the cannibalism the ill-fated pioneers have been associated with for a century and a half"
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