a bevy of news

Got ipecac? Toss it out. The American Academy of Pediatrics reverses its long-standing position on the vomiting-inducer that has served many parents as a talisman of safety against poisoning.

Secret 9/11 case before high court
“It’s the case that doesn’t exist. Even though two different federal courts have conducted hearings and issued rulings, there has been no public record of any action. No documents are available. No files. No lawyer is allowed to speak about it. Period.” Yeah, cause Gods forbid we should let that pesky 6th amendment get in the Fed’s way.

Clear Channel DJs advocate violence against bicyclists.One caller said her dad had purposely hit a biker on the road on the way to church one Sunday and kept on going. That got laughs.” Clear Channel apologizes, but won’t release transcripts or tapes of the broadcasts. Ah, real radio…how I miss you.

Linda Tripp gets a $600K settlement from Bush’s Defense Department for having her privacy violated. Ah, the irony. Who says crime doesn’t pay?

Batten down the hatches and swab your poop-deck: Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates lets you play many massively multiplayer puzzles and role-play a pirate at the same time. Arrrgh, matey!

And those near Austin: Texas Book Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Wish I could be there. Someone go give Molly Ivans a hug for me. :)

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