PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The nation is on the verge of an honest debate on Iraq. On one side are those who believe that the Iraq War is unwinnable and we should begin pulling out our troops soon; on the other are those who believe it is still winnable and we should send more troops in a last-ditch push to secure Baghdad."
-Rich Lowry

"President's new strategy does something he has avoided since invasion in 2003: Ordering top brass to take action they resisted and advised against."

"The White House simply cannot answer the seminal question: Why should we think things will be different this time?"

Neat. Tracking the top stories in the media.

* American airstrikes in Somalia continue.
* Abu Aardvark on Sadr and Iran.
* Straightforward words from the frontlines.
* Dana Milbank notes that Republican senators are in a different quandary over the war.
* Howard Kurtz on the Democrats' budget woes, tonight's speech, and other hot topics.
* The new domino theory, championed by Cheney.
* The EU eyes massive overhaul to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
* Los Angeles police unveil new tactics to fight gang violence.
* "Last year was the warmest on record for the United States."
* A neutron star with four magnetic poles?

Living life at minimum wage. Also, debunking minimum wage myths.

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