5/4 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Chuck Terhark has discovered the best sports headline ever at Balls.
If you're trying to find your local cable access channels, Peter Scholtes has the entire state covered at Complicated Fun.
We remember Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronaut Wally Schirra at Corpus Obscurum.
Download free MP3s from local artists such as Flock of Doug, the Original Mark Edwards, Brother Ali, Tim Rally Gold, Brother and Sister, and more at Music To Go.
Animal control officers had to decide if they were investigating vandalism or animal mistreatment after someone spray-painted "Go Home" on a free-roaming Idaho dog.
U.S. senator and presidential candidate John McCain (R-AZ) reiterated his support for the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on homosexuals, calling gay troops an "intolerable risk."
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Anthony took the month off, but returns in a Larry King-esque flourish to Convincing Indie.
If your kinks include watching attractive women sipping Darjeeling, then Tea Birds might be your cup of you know what [SFW]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"They didn't give me a reason why she couldn't come. We asked why and they said, 'She can't fit here, period.'"
— John Mellencamp to rollingstone.com, on folk singer Joan Baez being banned from performing for recovering soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
"The question is, 'Who ought to make that decision, the Congress or the commanders?' As you know, my position is clear — I'm the commander guy."
— President George W. Bush, in a speech to the Associated General Contractors of America, on vetoing legislation that would have provided a timetable for the withdrawl of U.S. troops from Iraq