8/9 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has a few words for Democrats following Joe Lieberman's loss in the Democratic primary last night at Couch Pundit.
Army officials say they are considering allowing a private developer to build a 125-acre military theme park, hotel and conference center complex next to a national Army museum at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
David W. Downing discusses national politics, the minimum wage, stem cell research, and letters to the Pioneer Press at Downing World.
Bea Arthur and Rock Hudson perform a variety show number about everybody doing drugs
Bloom County and Outland cartoonist Berkeley Breathed discusses neuroses, anxieties and his in-laws with Psychology Today's William Whitney.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"You know, I hear people say, well, civil war this, civil war that. The Iraqi people decided against civil war when they went to the ballot box."
-- President Bush, sharing his perception of the situation in Iraq
"The old politics of partisan polarization won today. For the sake of our state, our country and my party, I cannot, I will not let this result stand."
-- Sore loser-man Joe Lieberman, who lost the Democratic primary for his Connecticut senate seat last night, and has chosen to run as an "independent Democrat"