8/31 Morning Communiqué
The Rev. Donald Wildmon's American Family Association has urged members to protest against CBS's decision to air an updated version of its 9/11 documentary in which firemen and other emergency workers are heard swearing.
Fuel expands in the heat, throwing off its measurement at the gas pumps. Hawaii, with an 86-degree fuel temperature, is the hottest. The state with the lowest gas temperature is Minnesota (53 degrees), and we pay $37 million less annually because of it.
A lack of federal money has triggered the shutdown of a coordinated effort to locate 135 people still listed as missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Track Tracy Eberly's numerous issues with Minnesota's newspaper of record at Anti-Strib.
Some guy wearing 121 t-shirts
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I was watching TV and saw the trucks that said 'UN' on them and said, 'Man, you are so uncool, ineffective, anything.'"
-- Megadeth singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, discussing the metal band's new album United Abominations, its title prompted by Mustaine's disdain for the United Nations
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