Congress Says “No” to Investigating Illegal Bush Wiretaps

This is just sickening: “The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee rejected a proposal to investigate the Bush administration’s program of conducting electronic eavesdropping without warrants, while agreeing to create new congressional panels to increase oversight.. (See the full article in Bloomberg.) In other words, “We, the Republican congress, have decided not to investigate the President’s violations… Read more Congress Says “No” to Investigating Illegal Bush Wiretaps

Video Undermines Bush Assertions About Katrina

Rather interesting developments in the whole “Who screwed up Katrina” situation: From the AP: In dramatic and sometimes agonizing terms, federal disaster officials warned President Bush and his homeland security chief before Hurricane Katrina struck that the storm could [UPDATE]breach top levees, put lives at risk in New Orleans’ Superdome and overwhelm rescuers, according to… Read more Video Undermines Bush Assertions About Katrina

US Doctors Use Cryonic Suspension to Save Lives

For those of you interested in cryonic suspension and life-extending technologies, here’s an interesting read from the Sydney Morning Herrald: “US doctors have developed a method of inducing hypothermia to shut down the body’s functions for up to three hours. In tests, they reduced the body temperature of injured pigs from 37C to 10C before… Read more US Doctors Use Cryonic Suspension to Save Lives

What’s the Sound of No Gnorb Blogging? (And Christmas Services at Calvary Chapel, Fort Lauderdale)

Sorry about the silence folks. No excuse other than more important things are getting in the way. I’ll be back soon, if not full force, at least enough to report on the holidays, (Christmas, Channukah, New Year) and thoughts thereof. By the way, if you’re in Fort Lauderdale, or plan to be here during Christmas,… Read more What’s the Sound of No Gnorb Blogging? (And Christmas Services at Calvary Chapel, Fort Lauderdale)

Q: What about Rove and Libby? A: What about Terrorists, Hurricanes, the Supreme Court…

President Bush was at a news conference today and was asked the following question: Q: Hi, Mr. President. Thank you. Did Karl Rove tell you the truth about his role in the CIA leak case? And do you owe the American people an apology for your administration’s assertations that Karl Rove and Scooter Libby weren’t… Read more Q: What about Rove and Libby? A: What about Terrorists, Hurricanes, the Supreme Court…