10/19: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Diablo tries to lose some of the junk in her trunk at Pussy Ranch.
Let Paul Demko entrance you with Major League Soccer attendance figures at Live Nude Weblog!
A new study by a leading environmental group ranks Canada among the worst polluting nations in the industrialized world, according to 29 key environmental indicators.
The Pentagon abruptly cancelled the debut of the progressive Ed Schultz Show on Armed Forces Network Radio, a station broadcast to U.S. troops serving outside the United States which features an hour of Rush Limbaugh's program every day.
Sparked by yesterday's WaPo story that suggests Cheney's office is involved in the Plame-CIA spy link investigation, government officials and advisers passed around rumors that the VP might step aside and that Bush would elevate Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Almanac reporter Mary Lahammer delivers smart political commentary at Mary's Page.
Neal Pollock brings his alter-ego, sports enthusiast Rick Tang, to Cracked.com.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I never felt sorry for people like Lindsay Lohan in my life. I thought they were dopey little movie stars. Now I feel sorry for those people. That poor little girl is 19 and can't leave the house without some idiot doing something."
-- FOX News host Bill O'Reilly, bemoaning his fame