Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Around the Moronosphere in 60 minutes 4/22/09

doubleplusundead - Public Access TV+ Prank Calls+ Serious Issue=Awesome!

Instapundit - Interrogation Flip-Flops Causing Problems for the White House

D=S - Professor Whoopie Ponders The Decline of America 'meh

Francase Place - A visual guide to where your federal tax dollars go.

Becky - Homeowner Association Bans Flag

Right Minds - Meghan McCain as Paris Hilton

Just One Minute - Shocking! Taliban Ignore Peace Agreement Move to Take Buner District - Surprise!!!!!

The Other McCain - David Brooks Fisking Day

Other Stuff:

Slashdot - United Nations' World Digital Library has gone online with an initial offering of 1,200 ancient manuscripts, parchments and documents

LA Times - Supreme Court scales back police right to search cars - "The ruling limits searches to cases when there may be a weapon within the suspect's reach or evidence related to the arrest. The decision sets aside broader powers granted by the court in 1981." What do you know I agree with Justice Ginsburg on something.

Watch PBS online - "PBS' new video portal allows online viewers to stream an array of its best-known shows over the Web. The new site gathers more than 130 episodes of nearly 20 programs, including marquee fare such as "Frontline," "Nova" and "Masterpiece Theater." PBS says thousands of hours of programming should be available to users by the summer."

The Registers - WoW Pod: taking a good thing too far - The WoW Pod is essentially a prototype for a dwelling that would provide the addicted WoW gamer with everything he or she require, such as food and water, to ensure that the gameplay need never stop.

Washington Post - Pentagon says hackers didn't steal critical data about new jet - "The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin, the lead defense contractor for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, suggested yesterday that cyber-attacks had not caused any serious security breaches in the Pentagon's most expensive weapons program.

Still, defense and corporate officials said attacks on the Pentagon as well as the F-35 program are constant, and former defense officials familiar with the program said some of the F-35's less sensitive systems have been infiltrated by cyber-intruders. "

Politico - Obama buys in bulk, saves ... a bit - coming next, cabinet level Costco cards.

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