Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link side salad, afternoon edition

Seymour Hersh on the administration's shifting rationales for war with Iran — Whatever happened to consistency? It's only flip flopping when liberals change their minds? At least the goal is the same! Bomb Iran! (Remember candidate Bush saying we needed tax cuts because the economy was doing so well? Then President Bush saying we needed tax cuts to boost the ailing economy? One could write an encyclopedia about conservative flip flops on invading Iraq and the casus belli for the current war.)

Blackwater contractor wrote government report on incident — So, having outsourced our diplomatic security to Blackwater, the Bush administration tries outsourcing the investigation into a major incident on Blackwater's part to...Blackwater.

:: admires conservative fetish for privatization ::

Some really cool top 10 lists — I kind of like Top 10 Useless Limbs (and Other Vestigial Organs). (Thanks to lt260.)

The Top of Liberty — Is it just me, or does her hair-do somewhat resemble her brain?

Wet Weather Helped Human Africa Exodus
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