Thursday, April 29, 2004

Population of Crawford, Texas: 705
Number of US Dead In Iraq As Of Last Friday: 707

Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss
Of course, the Tehran TImes deserves a big grain of salt, but its coverage is interesting. I think the deposing of the Baathists only to quickly put them back in power would be better described as a "re-coup" or "a double reverse coup-kickflip."

But All The MLWL Hustlers Are Glad Just To See One Of Us Make It Fuck yeah! The Memory Hole, a damn fine website that tries to discover and preserve hidden and supressed information, scored a major media coup last week by getting photos of military coffins via a simple Freedom of Information request. Every major news outlet has covered the release of the photos and Russ Kick has gotten a huge surge in viewers with 4 to 5 million hits a day. Check out the Memory Hole's Blog here.

After Getting Drunk, Attending Basketball Riots and Studying For Their Business Exams, College Sophomores Go To Their "Downtrodden and Oppressed Workers of the Universe Unite!" Chapter Meetings I never thought a book's premise would be so ridiculous as to make me doubt the claim "the author, himself a college student," but here I am reading a summary of Ben Shapiro's "Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth" and I just can't believe he goes to an actual college. What colleges in America that you know of "are really dungeons of the mind that indoctrinate students to become socialists, atheists, race-baiters, and narcissists" and "allow only one view: a rabid brand of liberalism that must be swallowed hook, line, and sinker"? Only the colleges that exist in Ann Coulter's peroxide-tainted imagination.

Crunch The Number And The Numbers Crunch Back

71% "say the Administration’s policies have worsened the U.S.’s image in the Arab world. "
70% "don’t believe the Administration claims that the decision to go to war was made in March 2003."
61% "believe the Administration did not try hard enough to reach a diplomatic solution before going to war in Iraq ."
32% "say Iraq was a threat that required immediate military action a year ago. "

Finally, Somebody Probes The Doucheitude Of Kerry

-The Sikh Geek