8/2 Morning Communiqué
In New Zealand, "vegansexuals" who refuse to eat meat or animal by-products are choosing not to be sexually intimate with non-vegan partners whose bodies, they say, are made up of dead animals.
British police are hunting a drunk man who sexually assaulted a woman who was performing as a living statue during a corporate event in a marquee in the grounds of the De Vere Hotel.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Tom Bartel blogs about the Ellison/Reichstag controversy, how China handles government wrong-doers, and the similarities between Par Ridder and Paris Hilton at the Read Menace.
The Housewife Orchestra performing "De Klinkende Pannen"
Squid, ox tongue, corn: 101 Frightening Ice Cream Flavors from Around the World
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"If it is up to me, we are going to explain that an attack on this homeland of that nature would be followed by an attack on the holy sites in Mecca and Medina."
— Presidential candidate Tom Tancredo (R-CO), in a speech at the Family Table restaurant in Osceola, Iowa, on deterring terrorism by threatening Muslim holy sites in retaliation