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posted by August 20 at 8:37 AMon
Disaster: With the Afghani government divided, the Taliban are on the rise… again.
Further Disaster: SpanAir jet crashes on takeoff at Madrid airport, killing “dozens.”
Further-er Disaster: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac teeter on the edge of a federal bailout.
Round Two… Fight!: Primary wins lead to rematches in the congressional race between Burner and Reichert and the fight for the governor’s mansion between Gregoire and Rossi.
All That Glitters: Rocker-turned-child-porno-enthusiast Gary Glitter to be expelled from Thailand.
EP-Nay: Environmental Protection Agency thwarted by federal appeals court in attempts to change the Clean Air Act.
West Nile: The first case of the West Nile Virus this year strikes a woman in King County.
Cejudo!: American Henry Cejudo rises from poverty to win upset Olympic gold in wrestling.
And, a moment of political geek-dom:
Joe Biden for President, 1988: Because Experience Means Hairplugs