PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"In an uproar that has taken many South Dakotans by surprise, politicians and state agencies have been bombarded in the past few weeks with thousands upon thousands of calls, letters and e-mails - pro and con - from across the country and around the world. And a few small groups have called for a tourism boycott of South Dakota, urging people to avoid such attractions as Mount Rushmore, the Badlands, the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, and the Corn Palace, an arena in Mitchell whose walls are covered with colorful ears of corn."
a.) It took them by surprise? Really?
b.) It's always the innocent Corn Palaces that suffer when we fight.
c.) I don't think that's the reason people aren't going to the Corn Palace.

The Iraqi invasion, three years later. Time asks, was it worth it?

Courtesy rackletang, googlebombing Bill Napoli.

* New and graphic details about prisoner abuse by American troops.
* Bam. Court blocks administration's four-year effort to loosen emissions standards for coal-fired power plants, and says EPA policy violated the Clean Air Act.
* Yeah, you know about how the TV news keeps talking about Operation Swarmer? What if it wasn't that impressive?
* Federal appeals court allows "Choose Life" license plates.
* News analysis of the Congressional spending spree.
* Third shooting at Denny's in three days, ouch.
* A smoking gun for the Big Bang?
* The mainstreaming of celebrity sex tapes.
* As people are cooking less, cookbooks get simpler.
* The week in pictures, from Time and the BBC.

South Park has declared war on Scientology.

NYTimes on the Sunday premiere of Adult Swim's new superhero show, Minoriteam.

Retrocrush presents green heroes and villains.

"I think at this point we'd all just be thrilled with a commercial consisting entirely of Samuel L. Jackson sitting in a director's chair and yelling at the camera "Snakes on a muthafuckin' Plane! Go see it, bitch!"
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