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posted by December 17 at 7:52 AMon
Pardons: Saudi woman sentenced to 200 lashes for the crime of being raped has reportedly been pardoned by King Abdullah.
The Forgotten War: President Bush is being urged to reduce troop levels in Iraq so they can be increased in Afghanistan.
Speaking of Iraq: Amidst little fanfare, Britain handed over control of Basra to Iraqi authorities yesterday.
Palestine: 66 nations come together to pledge billions to rescue the Palestinian Authority from bankruptcy.
Garden State: New Jersey has become the first state in four decades to ban the death penalty.
Useless Joe: Sen. Joe Lieberman has given his support to… John McCain.
Looking for a Spine in the Democratic Party?: See Sen. Dodd, Chris.
R.I.P.: The Crocodile is no more.
White Flight: Efforts to bring White Center into the Seattle city limits may be abandoned.
The Silence of Gridlock: Traffic may still be fucked, but at least our roads are getting quieter.
Damn Seagulls!: The Seattle Seahawks horked it in Carolina yesterday. Shaun Alexander managed just 17 yards, most of them coming by way of sliding on his stomach immediately after encountering the defensive line.
Silly Nicholas Cage Hair-Style of the Day (SNCHSD): From the movie Con Air.