1/23: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
Steve Monaco has the Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
Water supplied to a U.S. base in Iraq was contaminated and the contractor in charge, Halliburton, failed to tell troops and civilians at the facility.
After 82-year-old caricaturist Bill "Weg" Green's home was broken into, a quick (and goofy) sketch of the perpetrator was scribbled by Green and used to apprehend the suspect.
Ken Ortmann, an alderman who owns a Missouri tavern wants to lower the penalties for public urination before the Feb. 25 Mardi Gras Parade.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
St. Paulite Matthew Wolff has a striking profile as well as dissertations on "Project Runway," the End Times, and the Iraq War at Atheist Seeker.
Bert gives us the finger.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"If you're not involved in suspicious activities or infidelity, and you are not trying to hide from someone because of debt, or involved in a criminal activity, there really is no reason to be concerned about your call records."
-- a statment from bestpeoplesearch.com, regarding the selling of cell phone records [via AmericaBlog]
"Now we're going to say you can't have a meal for more than 20 bucks. Where are you going, to McDonald's?"
-- Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS), on proposed ethics reforms in Washington