Saturday, December 20, 2008

Psyche's News Roundup

Editorial - The Torture Report -
Demands for war crimes prosecutions growing in the mainstream - Glenn Greenwald
Tortured Reasoning:

Talking Points Memo | Breaking: Al Franken Takes The Lead In Minnesota Recount!
Republicans get really nervous as Al Franken pulls into the lead | Crooks and Liars
at-Largely: IT consultant had "root" over Rove's email, set to testify in election investigation dies in plane crash

Chris Matthews Eviscerates Neocon Frank Gaffney: "4,000 People Are Dead Because Of The Way You Feel" ("It is regrettable that they had to die," Gaffney said, "but I believe they did have to die")

McCain, Lieberman, Graham - A Chance for Consensus on Iraq - (3 Stooges)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/19/2008 | Palin soap opera: Drug in Levi's mom's case is oxycontin
Prop. 8 Sponsors Seek To Nullify 18,000 Gay Marriages (Kenneth Starr returns)

Robert Fisk’s World: One missing word in 1968 Oslo Accord (intentionally) sowed the seeds of catastrophe
Katrina's Hidden Race War
YouTube - Letterman's Top 10 George Bush moments

TPMMuckraker | Cox "Worked to Dismantle The SEC," Says Commission Vet
Profile of SEC Chief Christopher Cox - Executive Articles - Under chairman Christopher Cox, the commission has undermined and demoralized its enforcement staff
SEC Report: Employees Browsed Porn, Ran Private Businesses - ProPublica (pro-business)

History Repeats Itself in Different Hues – Japan vs. United States
The Atlantic Online | December 2008 | China: “Be Nice to the Countries That Lend You Money”
On the Contrary: The Talmud, the Stock Market and Bernie the Goniff

Business & Technology | How marketing tricks you, and how to beat it | Seattle Times
YouTube - 'Soulgasms' and the Christian War on Masturbation
YouTube - Five Biggest LIES About Christianity

Single word change in Book of Mormon speaks volumes
Itv News | 'Hobbit' Fossils Represent A New Species, Concludes Anthropologist
When Jesus met Buddha - The Boston Globe

California Drones Mystery Solved By Sarah Connor Chronicles? - Screen Rant
NatGeo: Top Ten Archaeology Finds: Most Read of 2008
Good Math, Bad Math : Fitness Landscapes, Evolution, and Smuggling Information

Blake retrospective: Tate Britain stages 1809 show | Art and design | The Guardian
LRB · James Wolcott: Caretaker/Pallbearer The Widows of Eastwick by John Updike
The Explainer: questions we never answered in 2008. - By Daniel Engber - Slate Magazine

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