9/28: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Peter S. Scholtes tries to get comfortable in his new bloggy digs at Complicated Fun.
Fort Lauderdale police have arrested three men on murder and conspiracy charges in the 2001 gangland-style killing of a South Florida businessman who sold a casino cruise line to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, authorities said yesterday.
Scientists in China plan to use satellites to track pandas to learn more about their sexual behavior. It's also being groomed as a mid-season replacement show on FOX.
Construction workers have found bone fragments that may be remains of people who died in the World Trade Center attacks on the roof of a neighboring skyscraper damaged on September 11, 2001, a city official said.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Antonymous participated in the recent protest march in Washington, D.C. Check out some photos at hot soup in my eye.
Those manic Badger Badger Badgers have gotten into footy.
B3ta had a contest asking creative types to devise a way to make going to church more popular. Warning: Badgers have also been sighted among the entries.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"My biggest mistake was not recognizing by Saturday that Louisiana was dysfunctional."
-- Former FEMA head Michael Brown during congressional hearings on Katrina
"I'm happy you left. That kind of look in the lights like a deer tells me you weren't capable of doing that job."
-- Rep. Christopher Shays, R-CT, to Brown
"The disconnect was, people thought there was some federal expertise out there. There wasn't. Not from you."
-- Rep. Gene Taylor, D-MS, to Brown
"Of those who participated in the hearing, Brown was by far the most impressive."
-- Power Line blogger John Hinderaker's assessment of the hearings
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