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24 March 2006 @ 01:08 pm
 
"Is President Bush the leader of our government, or is he just a right-wing talk-show host? The question comes to mind after Bush's news conference this week in which he sounded like someone who has no control over the government he is in charge of. His words were those of a pundit inveighing against the evils of bureaucrats."
-E.J. Dionne Jr.

Today's headline: Happy Doomsday to You! by Dana Milbank. (Bonus: LiveOnline transcript.)

Charles Krauthammer says 'of course it's a civil war.'

Why we need to bring back the draft.

A LITTLE FRIDAY NEWS:
* Fact-checking the White House on Iraq.
* The challenge of training Iraqis to handle detainees. Because we have such a good track record there.
* Bush's uphill battle on immigration.
* Clerics call for death for Muslim who converted to Christianity.
* Democrats bring in more female candidates.
* Is the Post's controversial new Republican blogger a plagiarist?
* Local restaurants fight to protect lobbying.
* Video shows LA hospital dumping patients on the street. (Courtesy Ocho.)
* More data points to rising sea levels.
* The frozen airman from WW2 has been identified.
* Was the study of Wikipedia's accuracy flawed?

People are still talking about healing and prayer?

What Dick Cheney demands in a hotel room.

Nora Ephron on why famous people needs blogs.
 
 
 
Blinkysqueegibo on March 24th, 2006 08:47 pm (UTC)
PMMJ: Madagascar: Penguinscheetahmaster on March 24th, 2006 10:57 pm (UTC)
Ahahahaha, new land speed record.

For great justice!
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PMMJ: cheetahmaster on March 24th, 2006 10:58 pm (UTC)
Re: ok, I know this caught your eye too:
The worst part is, I'm worried he *is* a moderate, in comparison.
Strange Detractor: kittenbusprofessorbooty on March 25th, 2006 03:14 pm (UTC)
Re: ok, I know this caught your eye too:
In comparison to whom?  Other Afghani muslim clerics?  Other Afghani muslims?  Muslims in general?
PMMJ: News Chimpcheetahmaster on March 25th, 2006 03:16 pm (UTC)
Re: ok, I know this caught your eye too:
I was going with "other Afghani muslim clerics." But you know, roll your own.
Strange Detractor: holecloudprofessorbooty on March 25th, 2006 07:25 pm (UTC)
Re: ok, I know this caught your eye too:
That's the answer I was hoping for...
That Guynecrocannibal on March 25th, 2006 01:25 am (UTC)
Re: ok, I know this caught your eye too:
The concept of ecumenicism is long overdue over there.

I may be using the wrong word there, but i think the jist is in order.
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Strange Detractor: ed209professorbooty on March 25th, 2006 03:10 pm (UTC)
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Was the study of Wikipedia's accuracy flawed?

Wow, the Encylopedia Britannica says the study was flawed?  Surely they can be relied upon to be impartial in this matter.
PMMJ: News Chimpcheetahmaster on March 25th, 2006 03:17 pm (UTC)
Re: ...
THIS JUST IN: guys who lost think the test was broken. Film at eleven.