Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Politics as Usual

Some of this stuff is last week’s news, I know, but I’ve been busy. These links are still informative if you haven’t read the stories!

Americans earned a smaller average income in 2005 than in 2000, the fifth consecutive year that they had to make ends meet with less money than at the peak of the last economic expansion, new government data shows. (via Susie-Q)

Top 20 Taboo Topics for Presidential Candidates. Why someone who speaks their mind can’t get elected.

Wired Blogs is looking at who is editing Wikipedia entries in order to protect or shape their own image.

Feminist Bloggers Are Under Increasing Levels of Attack.

Liberals read more books than conservatives.

How I Got Arrested for Holding an IMPEACH Sign.

The Myth of America's Rags-to-Riches Presidents.

Ted Nugent is considering a run for governor of Michigan.

Passengers on airplanes are treated like criminals already. But when you combine that with hours of delays while sitting on a plane, you eventually get a revolt. Not that it helped, they were still treated as criminals. (via Metafilter)

Still, you’d better plaster a smile on your face while traveling. Or else.

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