Monday, November 06, 2006

Saddam was sentenced to the gallows and unleashed a tirade: probably the last of his greatest courtroom hits. Here’s what happened in the courtroom. (London) Times

A look at the competitive races in Tuesday’s election. It increasingly looks like the Democrats could take back both houses. Washington Post

Evangelist Ted Haggard confessed to being a “deceiver and a liar” and guilty of “sexual immorality,” but didn’t admit to any of the specific charges made by Mike Jones. One board member said Haggard is “out of touch with reality.” Colorado Springs Gazette

The good, the bad ..and the future? Trade talks between China and 48 African nations. (Johannesburg) Mail & Guardian

Lights out. Millions in Europe lost power over the weekend. BBC

There could be another leader in Latin America that the U.S. doesn’t like. Daniel Ortega - remember him? - is leading in the Nicaraguan presidential election. New York Times

You probably don’t know who the top finishers in the New York City Marathon are. But you probably know someone among the 37,000 who ran the city yesterday. Find out where they finished here.


New Brew Schedule. For the time being, we’ll be brewing The Morning Joe on Mondays and Thursdays. This will allow us to find more of sources of information, get better articles and video, and develop a better place to get your Joe.

This audition for 1987’s “Full Metal Jacket” made it to YouTube. Brian Atene was very serious as he gave advice to Kubrick and read from the Outsiders (“Greasers don’t cry!”). If you believe the second guy is Atene, he “auditioned” again 20 years later to mock himself.


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