6/15: Morning Communique


The number of Americans who oppose a constitutional amendment that would give Congress the power to punish flag-burning as protest is up sharply from 2004, according to a survey released by the First Amendment Center. [via Undernews]

Retail giant HMV has pulled all albums and DVDs by Alanis Morissette from store shelves to protest an exclusive deal she signed with Starbucks.

Two men were married in the chapel at Nova Scotia's Greenwood airbase in May, in what's being called the Canadian military's first gay wedding.


Join a Guided By Voices fanatic (and Spoon aficionado, it would seem) in the Society Dome.


This spoof of the Paris Hilton Carl's Jr. commercial made me throw up in my mouth a little.

Legal Guide for Bloggers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Courtroom artist Mona Edwards is hawking her Michael Jackson trial sketches on eBay. [via Radar]


"One of the main jobs we have here in Washington is to protect our country. You see, not only did the attacks help accelerate a recession, the attacks reminded us that we are at war."

-- President George W. Bush, June 8, 2005, putting the war before the attack, as it were

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