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posted by June 25 at 7:02 AMon
Bush Seeks Truce: Bush seeks compromise with Dems that want to end the war—but one that wouldn’t require him to end the war or anything.
Meanwhile in Baghdad: Insurgents manage to blow up “heavily secured” hotel, killing 12. Dozens more die in additional attacks across the Iraqi capitol.
This Message Brought to You By the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: Early TV push moves Mitt “Underpants” Romney to the front of the GOP pack in New Hamphire and Iowa.
This Just In: Rupert Murdoch uses vast media holdings—starting with Fox News and New York Post—to further his financial interests.
Going, Going, Gone: More evidence of housing slump in San Francisco.
High Crimes: Supreme Court rules against student that held up “Bong Hits for Jesus” banner, further limiting students’ free speech rights. “Schools may prohibit student expression that can be interpreted as advocating drug use,” says Chief Justice John Roberts.
Digital Divide: Facebook attracts educated white teenagers and college students, Myspace attracts teenage Hispanics, immigrants, and “other kids who didn’t play into the dominant high school popularity paradigm,” says UC prof.
A Nation Holds Its Breath: Judge expected to rule today in case of asshole’s $54 million suit over missing pair of pants.
Minisodes Force the Question: Does a five minute episode of Different Strokes still go one five minutes too long?
Where Can Bill Gates Get One? Seattle Times pushes Apple’s iPhone.
Jazz Hands, Everybody: A little Fosse to start the day right…