12/06: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
It's the holiday season, that time of year when people help their fellow Pizza Man, sometimes without even knowing it. Details at the Streets of Pizza.
Diablo Cody shares a little Bliss at Pussy Ranch.
Peter S. Scholtes was at the Lil' Flip concert at the Quest, and has photos and a recap regarding the shootings at Complicated Fun.
Steve Monaco has a selection of Christmas comics at Couch Pundit.
In light of recent scandals, San Diego has quietly dethroned itself and dropped the self-proclaimed title "America's Finest City" from its official web site.
In a recent Harris Survey, many people believe, by 64 to 32 percent that the Bush administration "generally misleads the public on current issues to achieve their own ends."
The American Family Association calls off its threatened boycott of Ford Motor Co. as Ford spokesman Mike Moran confirms to Advocate.com that the company will stop advertising its Jaguar and Land Rover brands in gay publications, but insists it's strictly a business decision. You can follow this story at AMERICAblog.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Ryan spends his days driving an MTC bus and nights blogging about his adventures at Driver2165. Stop eating on the bus, people!
Join Arnold Schwarzenegger, still in his pumping iron days, as he gropes, er, embraces Carnival in Rio.
Sit back and let the dulcet tones of Jack Webb put you in the spirit of the season with Dragnet - The Christmas Story.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The President owes it to our troops serving in Iraq to remove Secretary Rumsfeld and replace him at the Pentagon with a Defense Secretary who understands the situation on the ground in Iraq and who will advance, not undermine, American values around the world."
-- Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), Monday, December 5, 2005