PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Victory: FDA approves over-the-counter sale of Plan B. (Courtesy rshackleford and others.)

Ouch. Blistering report criticizes our lack of real intelligence on Iran. Meanwhile, certain Republicans are pushing for a harder line against Iran, in a scenario that might sound familiar.

Biden has a plan to hold Iraq together.

Today's good (but intense) read: meet Najim Abid, the man who washes the Iraqi dead for burial.

* Amnesty International accuses Israel of war crimes.
* Bush's shifting rhetoric on Iraq offers interesting insight.
* Awakening the 'Shiite giant'.
* Rice is revamping the rules for foreign service for the better.
* More firsthand account from Jill Carroll, including how her kidnappers liked Tom and Jerry.
* East vs. west: Katrina refugees have different experiences, based on where they ended up.
* Mission Accomplished for welfare reform?
* BAGnewsNotes on Bush's notes from the press conference.
* As seen elsewhere, check out the political contributions by various celebrities.
* Dick Meyer on the stupidity of the 'kabuki security' at airports.
* Kids get a flashback to the one-room schoolhouse of yesteryear.
* The surprising honesty of the Cruise firing. The lesson? Be likeable.

Clever: Survivor to seperate this season's contestants by race.

Robin D. Laws with some gaming finds from GenCon.

  • on the end of Serial season one

    "But the real pull of the show wasn't the promise of solving the mystery, it was seeing just how thick and convoluted the mystery became. Listening…

  • today's top read

    "I don't know what to do with good white people."

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    Zen Pencils takes on "Ozymandis."

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