PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The number of terrorist attacks worldwide increased nearly fourfold in 2005 to 11,111, with strikes in Iraq accounting for 30 percent of the total, according to statistics released by U.S. counterterrorism officials yesterday."

"The FBI secretly sought information last year on 3,501 U.S. citizens and legal residents from their banks and credit card, telephone and Internet companies without a court's approval, the Justice Department said Friday. "

Um, ew. "At least a dozen people who had routine operations claim they caught deadly viruses and other germs from body parts stolen from corpses."

I totally don't get the controversy of a Spanish version of our national anthem.

* April was a bad month for our troops in Iraq.
* Dan Froomkin covers Rove's latest testimony and other hot topics.
* Guess who's cashing in on the new Medicare changes? (HINT: it's not consumers.)
* Whoops! The former head of the FDA is under criminal investigation. And it all came out because of the morning-after pill controversy.
* Ten states sue the EPA for refusing to regulate carbon dioxide emissions.
* A new controversy involving Maryland's power companies, a lobbyist, and an appointed official?
* Heh. PG County isn't happy with that TV show Commander in Chief.
* Homeless and blogging.

The Post reviews Flanagan's Harp & Fiddle, which I totally want to hit now.

Hollywood surprised by the number of female horror fans.

Ten things we did not, in fact, know, this time last week.

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    "The Secret Douglas Adams RPG people have been playing for 15 years."

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    "This actually fits with everything Obama has been doing lately: neither his legislative proposals nor his executive actions have been world shaking.…

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    "The problem for a terrorist group like Al Qaeda is that its recruitment pool is Muslims, but most Muslims are not interested in terrorism. Most…

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