4/18 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Forget Spidey and Shrek, Steve Monaco brings us the early 20th Century version of the movie sequel at Couch Pundit.
Download free MP3s from local artists such as Big Quarters, Future Wives, Hockey Night, Apraxia, and more at Music To Go.
The federal government has taken billions of dollars from the taxes and fees paid by airline passengers every time they fly and awarded it to small airports used mainly by private pilots and globe-trotting corporate executives.
Japan's leading toilet maker is offering free repairs for 180,000 bidet toilets after wiring problems caused several to catch fire.
The U.S. Defense Department ordered a contractor to hire a World Bank employee and girlfriend of then-Pentagon No. 2 Paul Wolfowitz in 2003 for work related to Iraq, the contractor said on Tuesday.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Debbie blogs about ironing drapes while they're still hung, choking teddy bears, and screenplays about irritable bowel syndrome at Debbie Does Duluth.
A mash-up of Anchorman and 300
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We have to look at what happened here, but it doesn't change my views on the Second Amendment, except to make sure that these kinds of weapons don't fall into the hands of bad people."
— presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, commenting on the recent massacre at Virginia Tech
"I'm in the private sector and for the first time in my life I'm earning money. You know that's sort of part of the Jewish tradition and I do not find anything wrong with that."
— presidential candidate and former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, to a group of Jewish activists