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posted by November 24 at 9:00 AMon
Poisoned Russian Spy Dies: When do we start being afraid of the Kremlin again?
How About Now? Russia sends rockets, nuke experts to Tehran.
Good Morning, Iraq! More than 200 died in yesterday’s coordinated bombings, worshipers burned alive in reprisal killing, powerful cleric threatens to boycott and bring down Iraq’s government if Iraq’s Prime Minister meets our Dear Leader.
Why Can’t It Happen Here? UK to jack up taxes on gas guzzling SUVs, known in London as “Chelsea tractors.”
Are Mormons Christians? Andrew Sullivan delivers a kick at that old hornet’s nest.
This Black Friday Bullshit? I don’t know anyone who rushes out to shop the day after Thanksgiving—do you? Shopping is unpleasant enough the rest of the year, why do any the day people can get on the news for punching you on the way to the $25 DVD players?
This Matters to Me, So No Making Fun: Betty Comden, famed Broadway lyricist (On the Town, Wonderful Town, Singing in the Rain), dies in New York, New York, that hell of a town.
Tradition, Tradition! It wouldn’t really be Thanksgiving if a family dispute didn’t end in gunfire, deaths.
Going Out With a Bang: It’s the latest thing in suicide bombers—exploding grandmothers.
Missing: Bellingham soldier survives a year in Iraq, goes missing after a night in Tennessee.