Brilliant at Breakfast: You can serve your country if you're mentally ill or a convicted felon, but gay...?  No way! NPR: Excellent interview wit
May 23, 2007

Brilliant at Breakfast: You can serve your country if you're mentally ill or a convicted felon, but gay...?  No way!

NPR: Excellent interview with journalist Marcus Stern. Stern and his colleagues at the San Diego Union-Tribune won a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for uncovering the bribery scandal involving former U.S. Congressman Duke Cunningham. Cunningham funneled tens of millions of dollars in post-9/11 contracts in exchange for millions in bribes.

A Tiny Revolution: I'd never seen this Moshe Dayan quote before

uggabugga: Compassionate Conservatives

Shakesville: Those famous 'sixteen words' are now a song

ANNALS OF JOURNALISM: Joe Klein thinks you're stupid...Malkin on FOX...Finally, an Iraq strategy that makes sense...Five years of willful WaPo delusion...Blitzer did not ask Bloomberg about police surveillance of political activists before the 2004 GOP convention...Fueling phony fears on Social Security...How often does the press beat the SEC to accounting fraud stories?...Trivial Dowd still debasing civic discourse...As Medicare goes private, the press just stands and watches...Why would any self-respecting newspaper provide a platform for this crazed, habitually wrong, ideologue?

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