Moscow Times: Global Eye — The Past Is Prologue (Part 1). Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, a CIA cover-up, and the bizarre story of Frank Olson.
The President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) is a group of prominent citizens who offer advice to the President on sensitive intelligence matters. This article lists who has been appointed to this Board by Bush. The journalist also questions why this information was determined to be secret, and then released only after the White House realized that it has never been withheld before.
alt.appalachian: A young’un’s opinion of the world today
Cheap 9/11 Fares
I was surprised to see these prices show up on my Yahoo Travel page. Only after clicking through to see if I could actually book a flight did I realize that National Airlines is offering $2.00 fares for most of their scheduled flights on September 11, 2002.
If you are a big fan of Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke, you will be excited to know that his new movie called Spirited Away opens in theaters September 20. Apple is hosting a great movie trailer. This looks like yet another amazing animated movie. I’m disappointed that Disney has their hands in it, but I trust that it hasn’t been too Disney-ised for the American audience. [Hat tip, Kevin White]
A professor at MIT is furious with himself for being ambushed on Donahue after they invited him to be a guest and talk about the issues of violence in the video games. His story rings true with my experience talking to the producers at Oprah, which ultimately caused me to tell them to take a hike. Regardless, they proceeded with their show full of guests who were in the online porn business. Immediately after seeing Oprah’s show (without me as a guest) I was reassured that I had made the right decision. Talk shows almost always have hidden agendas. Sad, but true.
A couple of readers have responded with more information about my post of yesterday about the Social Security program.
- Estimated Trust Fund Ratios, Calendar Years 2002-80
- Dean Baker’s Economic Reporting Review
- Antisocial insecurity
Newsweek: The Death Convoy of Afghanistan
Posted by Cameron Barrett at August 20, 2002 04:44 PM