Update [2005-7-27 22:3:21 by susanhu]: I LOST THE POLL! It’s back now! Take it!
“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.” – Voltaire
“A Nutty Little Law“
The Intelligence Identities Protection Act must go.
By Christopher Hitchens. Slate
A morsel: “Could it be that there is an element of politicization in all this? That there is more to Mr. Wilson’s perfunctory ‘no problem’ report from Niger than first appears? … But who is endangering national security here? The man who calls attention to a covert CIA hand in the argument, or the man who blithely says that uranium deals with psychopathic regimes are not in train when they probably are?” (Emphasis mine – susanhu.)
“John Madden Infiltrates Fox News!“
A morsel: “Late this morning Fox News brought on military analyst retired Major General Bob Scales to update viewers on the War on Terror. Today’s topic: The Cone of Instability. … Yada, yada … After much, much more map-making that needs to be seen to be believed … “The expanded cone now includes India, Mozambique, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Tanzania, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Zambia, Greece, Cyprus, Malta and any nation in the Indian Ocean (yeah, we’re looking at you, Mauritius).
“(Apologies to any country left off the Cone of Instability list. As we said, we’re doing our best with the grainy maps available.)”
So, what’s your favorite swear word? Poll below:
Oh yeah. The last Fox News cone map: