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Babies Being Stopped In Airports?

This is extremely silly.WASHINGTON - Infants have been stopped from boarding planes at airports throughout the U.S. because their names are the same as or similar to those of possible terrorists on the government's "no-fly list." It sounds…

A Hybrid Car That Gets 250 MPG?

Nice... I posted about high gas prices yesterday and today I find a story that I can really sink my fuel-price-loathing teeth into. If all of this is true (and I'm not holding my breath just yet), it could mean some serious benefits for our…

Iraq Constitution Delayed. No Big Deal.

I'm with Jeff Jarvis on this one. A one week delay is hardly a defeat. The Iraqis need to get this right, and I think they should take another month or two if it's going to mean a document that is more mainstream and not so closely aligned…

Dems Won't Block John Roberts

I've said in the past (here, here and here) that Roberts seems like the type of conservative judge who we can all live with, and news like this makes me think that we could be getting a very reasonable Supreme Court Justice. From the…

Iran Bans Blogrolling.com

The blogosphere is powerful because of the many connections between us. I look in my referral files and am continually amazed at the shear amount of blogs that are starting to link to us on a daily basis and have Donklephant in their…

Walken-4-Prez Is A Hoax

Damn! It looks like the Christopher Walken for President site was the work of a couple of pranksters on the General Mayhem message board.Posted by Gabbo we can always try again later, after this has all died down, and perhaps use a less…

IDEA: Diplomatic Special Forces

What do you get when you mix Peace Corps volunteers with the United States Military? Tom Brokaw (yes, him) thinks he has the solution to our PR woes overseas, and I think he's on to something.The Special Forces concept -- unconventional…

Gas Is Getting Out Of Hand

Call it reality. Call it a hidden tax. Call it whatever you'd like, but with such a sharp increase in the price lately, many low and middle income families are really being hit hard. More gas blues from USA Today.The average price for all…

Steven Vincent's Widow Speaks

He was a fellow blogger, a reporter and a hero. Callimachus posted a very good entry about Steven Vincent's death last week in fact. Now we find a very good podcast with his wife, Lisa Ramaci-Vincent. Definitely worth a listen if you have…

Bill Richardson Thinks "Forward" To 2008

A new article from the LA Times digs into the life and times of Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico. Why? Well, it's becoming increasingly apparent that he has presidential designs on 2008, and he might just have the honesty and ideas…