PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Welcome to America, 2006: California tracked anti-war protesters using federal money and called it security. (And why does that company mentioned sound familiar...)

Courtesy sgeimh_solais: Frontline report from inside the Iraqi insurgency.

How corporate America is embracing equal rights for gays, lesbians, et al.

Good read: Richard Linklater brings two topical movies to the big screen.

* Dying is still not permitted at Guantanamo.
* "Die-Hards or Dupes": two diverse views of the Miami terror suspects.
* An asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Sunday and Monday.
* Vatican official seeks to excommunicate stem cell researchers.
* Marking the 90th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Also, rethinking the history.
* Movie trailers as art.
* Cirque de Soleil premieres its new Beatles show.

Today's top headline: Witch Doctors Join in AIDS Fight

Visiting the annual obituary writers conference.

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This is likely the last big news post until Wednesday or so.]
Tags: movies, news, welcome to america

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