Monday, August 30, 2004
Another must-read article from Philip Robertson on Najaf.
Friday, August 20, 2004
If you haven't been reading Phillip Robertson's articles on Iraq in Salon, you should start. He seems to have the best access to the insurgents of any journalist in the country. Don't miss this must-read interview on his experiences inside of the Imam Ali shrine.
Wednesday, August 18, 2004
* Move to Europe
Europe is warming up more quickly than the rest of the world, and cold winters could disappear almost entirely by 2080 as a result of global warming, researchers predicted Wednesday.
* Lie to your Doctor
A judge has ruled that the state can suspend the driver's license of a man who told his doctor he drank a six-pack of beer a day.
Monday, August 16, 2004
In case you haven't seen it, here's the Presidential and Vice-Presidential debate format and schedule.
Thursday, August 12, 2004
* Culture Wars
Interesting Uggabugga post on a new trend in rightwingdom to use hot souce to discipline children. And some related ideas.
Thursday, August 05, 2004
According to Salon's politics blog (which I highly recommend, by the way), three bank robberies took place yesterday in Davenport, Iowa when both presidential campaigns were in town. Guess the police were busy elsewhere.
Wednesday, August 04, 2004
* Big Brother
I'm recommending this long Salon piece by David Brin regarding surveilance, technology, and privacy issues even though I haven't read it yet. From past experience, I know that he's got a lot of interesting things to say on this subject.
Monday, August 02, 2004
Great Intel Dump post on the insurgency in Iraq and political vs. military strategy.