11/18: Morning Communique
Three liger cubs, bred for their skills in magic, have been born in a Russian zoo to an African lion and a Bengalese tigress.
FEMA moved to nudge victims of Hurricane Katrina toward self-sufficiency, announcing that it would cut off financing for most of the 60,000 families in government-paid hotel and motel rooms by the end of this month.
William Shatner is hoping to persuade medics who removed his kidney stone to hand it over so he can sell it on eBay.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Paul Wellstone: The Musical? Check out Tom's premise at candidate moore.
Which mental disorder do you have? Blotter has a case of unipolar depression... how about you? Let us know in the comments section.
If you enjoyed March of the Penguins, the November 2006 movie Happy Feet ramps up the choreography a bit. Yeah, goddamn Robin Williams is in this animated feature as well.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The only regret I had voting for the war is that I never anticipated how incompetent the administration would be in using the authority we gave them to avoid war."
-- Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE), in Wednesday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, wishing there had been an avoid-the-war attachment to the go-to-war vote
"I mean, T.O. could be good here with the Raiders but I don't think with his baggage and everything he's been through, and my baggage and what I've been through, I don't think that would work."
-- Oakland Raiders wide receiver Randy Moss on the prospect of sharing the field with problem child Terrell Owens