Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Psyche's News Roundup

The asshole gene runs in the Bush family - Feministing
Only one voter fraud case found | Cincinnati Enquirer | Cincinnati.Com
The Raw Story | Jailed governor Siegelman says Rove subpoena 'restores people's faith in democracy'

First Qassam since end of Gaza op hits Negev - Haaretz - Israel News
Who Runs Gov - Government directory
Venezuela gov't: We're honored Israel expelled our diplomats - Haaretz - Israel News

House in heated stimulus debate - Jan. 28, 2009 The final vote was 244 to 188. No Republicans voted for the bill, while 11 Democrats voted against it (what did your $300 Billion compromise get you, Mister Nice Guy? Wise up O!)
Right attacking stimulus money for health programs - War Room -
Foreign Policy: The List: The Next Iceland

Russia scraps plan to deploy nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad | World news | Move comes after Barack Obama administration says it will review Pentagon's proposed defence shield in central Europe

Russia And China Slam U.S. Economic System, Blaming It For Financial Crisis (layin' it down at Davos)

Michael Dell Slapped Down By Putin At Davos: "We Don't Need Help. We Are Not Invalids"

McClatchy Washington Bureau | 01/27/2009 | Congressional Budget Office compares downturn to Great Depression
Lawrence Lessig: HuffPost Breaks Huge Corruption Story -- And We Must Do Something About It (Bankers used taxpayer money to lobby against Employee Free Trade Act (EFCA))
Calculated Risk: House Panel Approves Cram Downs

Talking Points Memo | Won't Go There (no equity stakes in banks for taxpayers because, well, because)
Deep Capture | The Story of Deep Capture (more than you imagined)
Starbucks plans to close 300 more shops as profit drops - MarketWatch

School can expel lesbian students, court rules - Los Angeles Times (what about threesomes?)
SuicideGirls > News > Culture > The Evolution of Religion
Pharyngula: Coyne on the compatibility of science and religion

Cutting calories may boost your memory - (see below)
Marijuana could prevent Alzheimer's ("The FDA maintains that marijuana has no medical use") (see above)
Trust your gut: Too much thinking leads to bad choices (Bush vindicated)

Wikimedia blog » Blog Archive » Wiki-to-print feature now available in the German Wikipedia
Much needed invention: cop-proof auto web-uplink videophone (see comment) : programming
Qik | Product Highlight (streaming video for your personal surveillance device, aka "little brother")

US Supreme Court says passenger can be frisked - (Republicans delete another Amendment to the Constitution)
EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect: How It Works (Atrios: CFR is "clown school for mass murderers")

TPMDC | Talking Points Memo | Republicans Irate Over Expansion of Republican-Approved Program
Nose Cone: Nick Turse: It's Time for a Trillion-Dollar Tag Sale at the Pentagon
The Poor Man Institute Bill Kristol has slithered back to Reptoid headquarters, and the NY Times is looking for a simulacrum.

Obama Officials Tells Citibank To Ditch Plans For $50 Million Private Jet
Op-Ed Columnist - The Same Old Song - - Are Republicans ... so divorced from reality that in their delusionary state they honestly believe we need more of their tax cuts for the rich and their other forms of plutocratic irresponsibility, the very things that got us to this deplorable state? (umm...yes?) Worldwide November Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Fall 18.2% (fastest on record)
A Dark Age of macroeconomics (wonkish) - Paul Krugman Blog -
Matthew Yglesias » Accounting Identities and Straussian Economics

YouTube - No Pants Subway Ride 2009

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