8/15: Morning Communique

THESE DAYS

Signaling a new addition to the list of browser-specific Web sites, the U.S. Copyright Office is soliciting opinions on a planned Internet Explorer-only zone.

ABC news anchor Peter Jennings was named to the Order of Canada just days before he died.

A 43-year-old man was cited last week for painting a sign that reads "Die you miserable bitch" on a house he owns, Pasco County (Florida) sheriff's deputies said.

MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY

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TIME WASTERS

The Bacon Show features a daily bacon recipe, so you can make a bacony treat for yourself every day of your life. Until you die at 34.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein

FREEDOM OF SPEECH [CRAWFORD EDITION]

"I think it's also important for me to go on with my life, to keep a balanced life."

-- President Bush, on why he needs some "me time," and refuses to meet with Cindy Sheehan, the mother of a soldier killed in Iraq

"Why do you make time for donors and not for me?"

-- Sign held by Cindy Sheehan as Bush's motorcade drove passed her on the way to a Republican fund-raiser

"I ain't threatening nobody, and I ain't pointing a gun at nobody, This is Texas."

-- Larry Mattlage, who fired a shotgun into the air as about 60 anti-war protesters held a religious service on the road to President Bush's ranch

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