Congressman Ed Markey Has A Change of Heart

Congressman Edward Markey (D-Mass) no longer believes the government should arrest Christopher Soghoian, and instead says the Department of Homeland Security should put the Indiana University Ph.D student to work “showing public officials how easily our security can be compromised.” 27B Stroke6 has been all over this story. read more | digg story

Tesla Motors CEO Eberhard Answers Questions and more!

This is the most recent post to the Tesla Motors Blog. Eberhard front-loads the post with answers to questions they’ve received recently. There’s some interesting info in the answers, plus some specifics about the motor. At the end there’s some info about Nikola Tesla as well. Also, the four door sedan “White Star” just began […]

How to date a Geek Guy: 6 tips for the ladies!

Funny list of 6 tips for girls who want to catch a geek-guy. read more | digg story

Woman gets ticket for anti-Bush bumper sticker, sues

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) — A woman who was ticketed for having an obscene anti-Bush bumper sticker filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday against a county in the state of Georgia and its officials. A DeKalb judge threw out the ticket in April because the state’s lewd decal law that formed the basis for the […]

A Rebuttal to South Park’s 9/11 Conspiracy Episode

South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone let the scene go over-the-top on purpose to play up their view of Bush’s incompetence making 9/11 theories ironically impossible, a notion which categorically dismisses valid evidence and puts stock in the weak hope that ignoring 9/11 issues will make them go away. read more | digg story

Email From Iraq — Best, Most, Worst etc…

A Marine in al-Anbar recounts the highlights of the year. ie: “Most Profound Man in Iraq – an unidentified farmer in a fairly remote area who, after being asked by Reconnaissance Marines (searching for Syrians) if he had seen any foreign fighters in the area replied “Yes, you.”” read more | digg story

Maps, Maps, Maps

“Maps of the global arms trade, maps of destruction brought upon Lebanon by Isreal’s recent bombing campaign, a map of the business locations of the war profiteers of NY City. Maps that even trace the imperialist war torn history of the Middle East; interpretations of the spatial striation of incarceration in NYC; the densities of […]

FOX News Mislabels Party Affiliation…. again

After putting up the lower third designating Foley as a (D-FL) three times, they’ve now flopped the party affiliation of the Senate race in Rhode Island read more | digg story

Activists Confront PNAC Chairman Kristol about “New Pearl Harbor”

The video, with featured interruptions and tough questions, has also become one of the most discussed videos. Among the discussion is a legitimate question of the best way to exercise civil disobedience. Some users found the method of interruption to be abrasive, rude and counterproductive. read more | digg story

FOLEY’S FOIBLES … by all the top cartoonists!

MSNBC and Daryl Cagle’s Professional Cartoonists Index. This grouping is all about the Congressional Page scandal that’s been boiling over lately. Some are pretty good, other’s aren’t. There’s over 30 cartoons there. read more | digg story