PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"...Everything we're hearing this morning about what happened inside the courthouse yesterday is coming from Rove's camp, and is therefore presumptively spin. Even if Rove's people were out-and-out lying, grand jury secrecy rules would prohibit special prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald from publicly setting the record straight."
-Dan Froomkin

"Maybe some people are a little intimidated by the way the White House plays the soft-on-terror card. Whatever the reason, I worry that we're not as worried as we should be."
-National Journal

"Unfortunately, far from defending the Constitution, President Bush has repeatedly sought to strip out the limits the document places on federal power."
-Cato Institute report

"...The biggest evil of blogs is that first flaw, blogging's original sin: the discounting of news-gathering in favor of news analysis. Bloggers are forever telling us how easy journalism is, yet very few of them have ever really practiced it."
-Philadelphia Inquirer

FRIDAY NEWS:
* Heh. Specter threatens to cut off funding to domestic surveillance program.
* Dana Milbank on congressional gridlock.
* Charles Krauthammer explains the reasons behind the gas price crisis. Also, Hastert show his real determination.
* Dick Polman on why the Democrats are falling for the Snow job. Meanwhile, David S. Broder hopes the president sees the wisdom of keeping the press - and thusly the American people - more informed.
* White House reporters ask to change the channel.
* E.J. Dionne Jr. on a new look at gun control.
* George Allen's identity crisis.

Egyptologists work on their own online encyclopedia.

CNN gives us an overview of summer movies. (Bonus: Liev Schreiber!)
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