Censorship Lives: It's the American Library Association's "Banned Books Week". Left- and Right Wing demogoguery, religious fundamentalists of all stripes and persuasions, politicos and police. What have they in common? They all try to ban books. Check out the Top 100 of all time here. (Thanks to MetaFilter)
In the "I Wish I Said That" Department: "Welcome to Vietnam, Mr. President. Sorry you didn't go when you had the chance." says former Senator Max Cleland (D-GA) writing in an op-ed piece in the Atlantic Journal-Constitution "Mistakes of Vietnam repeated with Iraq " 9/18/03 edition.
From the "I Wish I Thought Of That First" Department comes "Podzilla". Laptop bags are out and those foo-foo belly bags don't have room for a Colt .45 - so what's a virile American Male (Moi?) supposed to do, carry a purse??? If the "Podzilla" is too over the top, check out the other selections at Roadwired. (Thanks to Boing Boing Blog for bringing this to my attention!)