Iran Escalates Israel Confrontation; Threatens to Escort Gaza Blockade Runners | Main | Stanley Cup Final Game 5
June 06, 2010

News Bites

Not worth full blown posts, but probably worthy of comment:

Charlie Rangel accuses the President of fighting Dick Cheney's dirty wars. The ethics-challenged representative for NY-15 has (so far) four challengers in his bid for reelection.

BP says the "top hat" is collecting around 10,000 barrels per day and hopes to increase that with a second procedure this week. The estimated flow is 12,000 to 19,000 barrels per day, so that's pretty darn successful.

Fifteen years later, a mother finds her kidnapped kids on Facebook. This is an awful story. The ex-husband kidnapper faces charges and the kids don't want anything to do with the mother who is, after all, a complete stranger.

Afghanistan's first "peace assembly", state-sanctioned and with delegates from around the country, has determined that the best course of action to end the war is to reach out to the Taliban. Obama's "off ramp" deadline for Afghanistan looms.

Classy dame Sandra Bullock makes first appearance since divorce news to accept Troops Choice Award for Entertainer of the Year. To standing ovation, she jokes: "I would do it over again if it was to entertain our troops , and our extraordinary troops deserve something much more than some actress in a tight dress talking about herself." I bet the tight dress doesn't hurt, though.

Glenn Reynolds writes about the higher education bubble. Story of my life.

The UK avoided a public inquiry into the 7/7 bombings because it would upset Muslims. Best end of civilization ever. Really, five stars.


digg this
posted by Gabriel Malor at 04:33 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
JB1000, EAJ: "I am hoping Mr. Kimmel has the 'joy' of being told ..."

Ruthless: "Gawd, I gotta go eat something. You guys are addic ..."

katya the designated driver: "We cut our cable two years ago. Rarely miss it. ..."

Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead): "One mo' step, i'll juke you. ..."

HILLARY!!!: "Try and take the hot sauce outta my purse!  I ..."

Nevergiveup: "it's not your night. Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V. at ..."

Tami[/i][/b][/s][/u]: "505 Tami- Thank you for the reply. Answered Pos ..."

illiniwek: "wow ... most of the way through the "emotional con ..."

Ladylibertarian: "I first read that as "shaved" and proceeded to dry ..."

sven10077: "439 Posted by: Eromero at October 16, 2017 09:31 P ..."

josephistan: ">> I first read that as "shaved" and proceeded to ..."

chavez the hugo: "502: brilliant. an empty lambeau would be one for ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64