2/2: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
Jack Sparks discusses the Gourds's new album at the Other Side of Country.
Diablo Cody gets out the eye patch and peg leg to scare the wenches at Pussy Ranch.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National Security Agency in its massive and illegal program to wiretap and data-mine Americans's communications.
Kentucky authorities say chimpanzees can't perform at the Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow. The owner, Pam Rosaire Zoppe of Sarasota, faces a fine ranging from $100 to $500, or jail time of up to six months.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Lynn compiles stories and photos about military accomplishments in Iraq at Liberty & Justice for ALL: Support Our Military.
Ana Marie Cox, who left her popular blog, Wonkette, to write a novel, has her own blog.
The 'Charlotte's Vagina' painting from Sex & The City is for sale on eBay again. And, judging by the photo with actress Kristin Davis, it's hung upside down.
Charles Lavoie always seems to have the perfection caption for every New Yorker cartoon.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Tonight I ask you to pass legislation to prohibit the most egregious abuses of medical research: human cloning in all its forms, creating or implanting embryos for experiments, creating human-animal hybrids, and buying, selling, or patenting human embryos."
-- Pres. George W. Bush, in the SOTU, putting the kibosh on any budding Dr. Moreaus
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