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Jennifer C. Kerr / Associated Press:
Sheehan Arrested During Anti-War Protest  —  WASHINGTON - Cindy Sheehan, the California woman driven by her son's death in Iraq to re-ignite the anti-war movement, was arrested Monday while protesting outside the White House.  —  Sheehan and several dozen other protesters sat down on the sidewalk …
Seattle Times:
Reports of anarchy at Superdome overstated  —  NEW ORLEANS — After five days managing near riots, medical horrors and unspeakable living conditions inside the Superdome, Louisiana National Guard Col. Thomas Beron prepared to hand over the dead to representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hindrocket / Power Line:
IT'S TIME TO INVESTIGATE THE PRESS  —  With the passage of time, it has become apparent that most of the "evidence" on the basis of which the Democrats launched their hysterical post-Katrina attack on the Bush administration was wrong.  As the facts come into focus, the dominant question that emerges is …
Washington Post:
New Analyses Bolster Central Tenets of Evolution Theory  —  Pa. Trial Will Ask Whether 'Alternatives' Can Pass as Science  —  When scientists announced last month they had determined the exact order of all 3 billion bits of genetic code that go into making a chimpanzee …
Michael Powell / Washington Post:
Parents Seek to Block Teaching of 'Intelligent Design'
Discussion: Democratic Veteran
CBS News:
Pentagon: Top Zarqawi Aide Killed  —  (CBS/AP) The No. 2 al Qaeda leader in Iraq was killed Sunday night, U.S. officials say.  Abu Azzam, reportedly the deputy to Abu Musab al Zarqawi, was shot during a house rain in Baghdad, according to Pentagon officials.
Insurgents dressed as police kill 6 teachers
Discussion: The Fourth Rail
Cathy's World:
Would you believe?  —  ...That Don Adams is dead at 82?  I don't want to.  As my dad said when Cary Grant passed on, "Someone that great should never die."  And don't even get me started on my "Get Smart" lunchbox, which I didn't even care that brown bags had suddenly become …
Discussion: Roger L. Simon and L.A. Observed
Bob Thomas / Associated Press:
Don Adams of 'Get Smart' Dies at 82  —  LOS ANGELES - Don Adams, the wry-voiced comedian who starred as the fumbling secret agent Maxwell Smart in the 1960s TV spoof of James Bond movies, "Get Smart," has died.  He was 82.  —  Adams died of a lung infection late Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center …
Washington Post:
Louisiana Goes After Federal Billions  —  Louisiana's congressional delegation has requested $40 billion for Army Corps of Engineers projects in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, about 10 times the annual Corps budget for the entire nation, or 16 times the amount the Corps has said it would need …
David Schoenbrod / Wall Street Journal:
The Lawsuit That Sank New Orleans
NY Daily News:
Kerry's not- so-amazing race, on film  —  I hear that John Kerry loyalists are kicking themselves for cooperating last year with filmmaker Steve Rosenbaum on "Inside the Bubble," a potentially devastating behind-the-scenes look at the Massachusetts senator's failed presidential campaign.
Associated Press:
Documents: Frist knew contents of blind trust  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Blind trusts are designed to keep an arm's-length distance between federal officials and their investments, to avoid conflicts of interest.  But documents show that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist knew quite a bit …
Breaking: SEC chairman recuses himself from investigating Senate leader
Discussion: WTF Is It Now??
Freudenthal says national Dem leaders too liberal for Wyoming  —  GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — State Democrats should distance themselves from liberal national party leaders whose agenda frequently differs from Wyoming, Democratic Gov. Dave Freudenthal told state party members at a meeting attended …
Discussion: Power Line
Smash / The Indepundit:
Fracture Lines  —  IT BEGINS, as these things always do, with a march through downtown.  —  Angry-looking youth in masks lead the way, waving their Palestinian, Iraqi, and anarchist flags behind a red banner that reads "Justice for Palestine, Justice for Immigrants, Justice for the Katrina Survivors."

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