Monday, December 11, 2006


Iraqi President Jalal Talabani rejects the Iraq Study Group report saying it is “very dangerous” for Iraq. Disagreement about the report in the region seems to fall along religious lines. MSNBC A poll shows a majority of Americans back the report. Newsweek But here’s an argument why Bush should reject the recommendations from the ISG. Economist

There are the front runners in the 2008 presidential election. And then there are the alternatives preparing their officially un-declared campaigns. The Anti-John McCain, Gov. Mitt Romney Bloomberg ..and the Anti-Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barak Obama (who made a stop in New Hampshire on Sunday). Washington Post

Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet has died. Some people still think he was a good guy. Guardian

People have been talking about the results of inquest into Princess Diana’s death, but why was U.S. Intelligence listening to her phone on the night she died? Observer/Guardian

DHS Secretary Chertoff defends knowing too much information about you when you fly. Time

English-speakers “no longer own English.” (London) Times

The folks behind Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Mixed Martial Arts think their sport will soon knockout boxing in popularity. Check out this 60 Minutes clip and see what you think? Too bloody? Better than boxing? Let us know at The Joe.

This gem seems more Capt. Kirk than William Shatner “interpreting” an Elton John ditty at the 1978 Science Fiction Film awards. But at end, he really rocks it, man.


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