12/13: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
You may find yourself humming Lee Greenwood anthems after reading Diablo Cody's latest screed at Pussy Ranch.
Steve Monaco has "Greil Monaco's No-Life Top 10--The Little Bit-o'-Torrent edition" at Couch Pundit.
Jack Sparks honors Joseph Heller at the Other Side of Country.
Just like when Bil Keane would let "Little Billy" take over Family Circus for a day, Jim Walsh has handed the Walsh Files weekly top 20 duties off to 10-year-old Henry Heyer-Walsh.
The Catholic League is urging the board of Viacom, which owns Comedy Central, to apologize to Catholics for an episode of "South Park" that it said "defiled" the Virgin Mary.
Italian soccer player Paolo Di Canio appeared to give a fascist salute to his fans during a league game for the second time this season.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Trillin is keeping a close eye on the Sue Ek residency controversy leading up to the state house special election at Common Sense Minnesota.
The American Film Institute's Top 10 Movies and Top 10 TV Shows of the year
The caffeinated artwork from the 2005 Latte Art Championship
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"He's lost it. The man has lost it. What can I say. He's 87-years-old and things have set in. I mean, we're going to have a competence hearing pretty soon."
-- FOX News commentator Chris Wallace, on his father, 60 Minutes newsman Mike Wallace
"One of the fundamental principles we have in America is that the president is the commander in chief of the armed forces and attempts to undermine the commander in chief during time of war amounts to treason."
-- Televangelist Pat Robertson, on the December 7 edition of The 700 Club