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golfballs.jpgFor your reading pleasure and consideration:

Al Gore has an op-ed in today’s NYTimes.  Read it.

— And then read emptywheel’s take on the imperial presidency.

Glenn explores the authoritarian mind (or lack thereof, as the case may be).  Don’t miss the comparison of cartoon dialogue to real life.  Priceless.  And, just in case you missed this, do read the interview that Glenn did with Helen Thomas — love her.

Digby tackles some links of her own (Ooooh!  I get to write a gender!  Still fun…)  Both are very interesting, but the juxtaposition is telling.

Jesus General dumpster dives through the wingnutosphere so you don’t have to…thanks, Mon General.

Our to do list following the Bush Administration.  (via Avedon posting at Eschaton.)

Wolcott gets catty.

— In case you were wondering, things are going so swimmingly in Afghanistan, that the Taliban and other militant groups are now spilling over into the non-tribal regions of Pakistan and threatening to take over the country.  Yeah, that’s the way to make America safer — hand them a country with nukes.  Heckuva job, Bushie.


— It’s official.  Again.  People think President Bush is doing a crappy job

— Finally, this is a great idea.  I’m all for it.  So is Jane.  And you should be, too.

(Golf ball shot via JonesGGallery.)

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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