7/20 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco updates us on his Movie Year (So Far) with some '80s schlock starring Ryan O'Neal, and a 1950's crooked-cop flick starring Jack Klugman at Couch Pundit.
President Bush has rejected entreaties by his Republican allies that he compromise with Democrats on legislation to renew a popular program that provides health coverage to poor children.
Someone broke into the New Orleans Zephyrs baseball stadium in Metairie last week and stole a Coors Light beer truck containing 51 kegs of beer.
The vast majority of New Zealanders are against a recent rule approved by lawmakers that bans using images captured inside Parliament to satirize, ridicule, or denigrate lawmakers on broadcast and print media, a la The Daily Show.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Kevin-M from Minneapolis blogs about farting during national holidays, the resemblance between Donald Rumsfeld and Ghidorah, and the musical stylings of Brigette Bardot at the restarted Insomnia Report.
Can you name all the U.S. presidents in 10 minutes? I got 36 out of 43. Stupid Rutherford B. Hayes.
A 1966 interview with William Shatner describing his new show Star Trek
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Now that I have won my freedom and I get to choose my next team, I am just like many other people who have to go out and find employment so that I can take care of my family."
— Pro Bowl quarterback Daunte Culpepper, following his release from the Miami Dolphins after they acquired Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Trent Green
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