Sunday, January 13, 2008

sunday reads

The New York Times found 121 cases in which veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan committed a killing in this country, or were charged with one, after their return from war. In many of those cases, combat trauma and the stress of deployment — along with alcohol abuse, family discord and other attendant problems — appear to have set the stage for a tragedy that was part destruction, part self-destruction.

Lavish Payout, Perks for Failed Mortgage CEO

Guess who's helping Bank of America pay for its $4.1 billion purchase of Countrywide Financial? Answer: The taxpayers of the United States.

Scientists fear losing access to intelligence data.

In what is surely the biggest legislative victory for the blogosphere ever, it now seems that there won't be any new FISA bill as long as Bush is in office.


jurassicpork said...

Firstly, I appreciate the link. I'll reciporcate right now.

Secondly, I've gotta ay, God you've got a sexy pair of eyes. They're haunting.

cuddlefish said...

Thank you jurassicpork :)

Ha! Those beautiful eyes belong to the lovely and talented Erin Mikulenka. She is definitely my favorite subject to paint.