Pygmies Will Destroy You, If You Don't Read This NOW!

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~ Senator Chris Dodd succeeds in stalling the FISA Bill! Yeah DODD!! (Huffpo)

~ House passes Bush friendly $516 billion spending bill. (Yahoo)

~ Why of course we are! The US helps Turkey fight Kurdish rebels. (WP) "The United States is 'essentially handing them their targets' one U.S. military official said."

~ How to Spot a Cylon. (Boing Boing)

~ Police accused of firing Taser into head of innocent man. (Guardian)

~ Real estate agent mistaken for "sexy" priest. (Guardian)

~ Fidel Castro hints at retirement. "'My basic duty is not to cling to office, nor even more so to obstruct the rise of people much younger, but to pass on experiences and ideas whose modest value arises from the exceptional era in which I lived,' the 81-year-old said in a letter read out on Cuban television." (Telegraph)

~ The California State Assembly, with the blessing of ARNOLD, approved the first phase of a health care plan that would provide medical insurance to nearly all residents. (LA Times)

~ Regarding the economy, Bush said "there's definitely some storm clouds and concern, but the underpinning is good." I want to live in that LAND!!! (USAToday)

~ NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg is traveling the world "acting like a statesman and injecting himself into the political debate." Hmmm… (The Caucus)

~ "Researchers in a remote jungle in Indonesia have discovered a giant rat and a tiny possum that are apparently new to science, underscoring the stunning biodiversity of the Southeast Asian nation, scientists announced Monday." (NG)

~ Video of a small isolated village in Syria that still speaks Aramaic. (NG)

~ Why Pygmies Evolved to be shorter. (SCIAM)

~ Morrissey readies new single for his Jan 2008 greatest hits album. (MTV UK)

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