Bad Astronomer: Some Creationists are still dangerous even when they're in jail for tax evasion.
Mother Jones: Laura Rozen War and Piece interviews journalist Douglas Farah, co-author of a new book on Viktor Bout Farah tells how the Tajik-born arms dealer forged a lucrative career skirting U.N. embargoes to sell weapons and air transport services to warlords and despots—not to mention the U.S. military and its contractors in Iraq.
Truly Equal: Iraqi refugees forced into prostitution.
Balloon Juice: John Cole provides a dandy analysis of the latest faux controversy roiling wingnuttia...
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