12/01: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Send your good vibes in the direction of Jack Sparks from the Other Side of Country, whose radio station changed formats, putting him out in the street.
Pizzaman tangles with a real math wizard in the latest installment of Streets of Pizza.
Elaine Cassel reflects on the recent cases involving Jose Padilla and Ahmed Omar Abu Ali at Civil Liberties Watch.
Diablo Cody chooses the "dodgeball method" when dealing with her detractors at Pussy Ranch.
Karl Pearson-Cater doesn't have strep like the rest of his family, but should have a case of the Mid Morning Browses soon at kpc--weeblog.
Iran is fighting a constant battle against dissenters who are using the internet to voice criticism of the Islamic Republic and to push for freedom and democracy.
Efforts to train thousands of federal agents to protect commercial flights during heightened terror alerts were quietly abandoned more than a year ago because Congress objected to the cost, government investigators said Tuesday.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Gus Grimstone is a pretty funny friggin' blog, if yer inta that stuff.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Mississippi is now a third world country."
-- Mississippi resident Elizabeth Gallop, bemoaning the snail-like recovery from Hurricane Katrina
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