Bill Press has completed his list. You can read it here.
It appears the Bush Administration is keeping is faith in deregulation despite the economic collapse its deregulation pushes in the financial markets created. As the Washington Post’s R. Jeffrey Smith reports: The White House is working to enact a wide array of federal regulations, many of which would weaken government rules aimed at protecting consumers [...]
John McCain, and everyone associated with his campaign, should never be forgiven for the slurs against Rashid Khalidi. As Josh Marshall writes: For McCain, personally, to compare Khalidi to a neo-nazi, it’s just an offense McCain should never be forgiven for. It’s right down in the gutter with Joe McCarthy and the worst of the [...]
Siegfried Woldhek looks at the works of Leonardo Da Vinci, and uses image analysis to see if a self-portrait could be hidden within his works. This is a short talk from the TED 2008 conference, but I found it fascinating.
The New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg explains why Gov. Sarah Palin may want to look into a mirror: For her part, Sarah Palin, who has lately taken to calling Obama “Barack the Wealth Spreader,” seems to be something of a suspect character herself. She is, at the very least, a fellow-traveller of what might be called [...]
Oliver Willis asks a question: When Sen. McCain led in the polls after the RNC convention, were conservatives as skeptical of the polling as they are now?
No, we don’t see this in ice hockey every day. Minnesota State’s Zach Harrison scored three straight shorthanded goals in a 5-1 victory over North Dakota earlier this month. Here’s the video. It isn’t the first time this has happened in hockey history, but this is really rare–and it has not happened in the National [...]
As Josh Marshall argues: It is time for the McCain campaign to come clean about what role any of its staffers may have had in hyping or pushing the press to hype the charges stemming from Ashley Todd’s vicious and reprehensible hoax. The national McCain campaign has made this worse by lying about the Pennsylvania [...]
Gov. Sarah Palin is worried that our fundamental American freedoms are at risk in a socialist state. Harpers’ Scott Horton wonders why Palin hasn’t been paying attention to the fundamental freedoms the Bush-Cheney regime have already damaged. Does Sarah mean a state: * That snatches its victims off the street, denies them all form of [...]
Andrew Sullivan has compiled an impressive list of 10 reasons.