Thursday, January 08, 2009

thursday reads

Robert Fisk: Why do they hate the West so much, we will ask

Richard Clarke in today's NY Daily News:

George Bush, still President, is engaging in a legacy tour of media outlets. This comes despite his earlier having said he did not know how history would judge the Iraq war "because we'll all be dead."

Actually, many people are already dead because of Bush, and that is the point to keep in mind when he talks about his legacy.

In a surprising feat which the RIAA claims is impossible with illegal file-sharing, NIN's "Ghosts I-IV" was announced as being Amazon's top selling MP3 album of 2008.

DOJ pursues the "real criminal" in the NSA spying scandal.

You know the economy is bad when the porn industy asks for a $5bn bailout.

Just a reminder, Saturday, January 10th is the Global No Pants Subway Ride.

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