PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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About time: Guantanamo detainees to be protected by [EDIT: only one of] the Geneva conventions. Yet another sign of a rethinking of the whole War on Terror deal. Howard Kurtz discusses the shifting paradigm. (Including this excellent Talking Points Memo.)

"It is not clear that the public hates the press as much as officialdom would like to think."

TUESDAY NEWSDAY:
* How having the wrong name can get you killed in Iraq.
* Right. Israel denies use of 'excessive force' in Gaza.
* Somalia adjusts to life under Islamic law.
* The Pentagon struggles with cost overruns.
* Southwest Airlines tests the innovative concept of... assigned seating.
* BAGnewsNotes on Santorum's reinvention.
* Fact-checking Laura Bush on the polls.
* Texas inmates not entitled to minimum wage.
* What we know about black holes.
* Newest find: a 2,000-year-old statue of Artemis.
* Broadcasters worry about new indecency fines. Damn you Janet Jackson's nipple!
* This just in: people post crude clips to video-sharing sites because people like crude clips.
* Kaine pardons a witch from three centuries ago.
* Pink Floyd co-founder Syd Barrett passed away.

Rogue waves are more common than initially thought.
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