12/19 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
It's Diablo Cody versus a pasta cake at the Pussy Ranch.
We remember NBA All Star and jump shot pioneer Paul Arizin at Corpus Obscurum.
Military officials said that more than 5,000 Scottish soldiers are having to share their kilts because defense chiefs have not finalized a contract to buy enough of the garments.
Naveed Sattar, professor of metabolic medicine at the University of Glasgow, said that oversized clothing should have obesity help line numbers sewn on them to try to reduce Britain's obesity crisis.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Jason Motylinski blogs about switching to Wordpress, raising baby Riley, and the curse of the reusable coffee filter at Computer Jargon.
From Men's Health: 15 things you don't know about your penis
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I don't know who to blame. Democrats are blaming Republicans. Republicans are blaming Democrats. But the million people who were expecting (mosquito) bed nets don't know who to blame. They just know that a promise made by the United States to keep their families safe is in danger of being broken next year."
— U2 frontman Bono, failing to get assurances from the Democratic leadership that $1 billion in planned U.S. aid to fight AIDS and malaria in Africa would not be lost if Congress freezes agency budgets in the coming year
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