Well I am completely moved over to Firefox. With these plugins, Firefox is the best thing out there.
1)Adblock kills most ads (default adblock script)
2)Bugmenot for all the sites that want registration
3)DictionarySearch for right click searches of your choice
4)IEView for the extremely rare page that only wants IE (windowsupdate for example)
5)GMailCompose for all the Gmail users out there
The New Republic has learned that Pakistani security officials have been told they must produce ‘High Value Targets’ by the election.
Wired takes a look at contractors & Iraq: The role of private companies in Iraq has been widely reported. What hasn’t gotten so much play is that, taken as a whole, contractors make up the second-largest armed force there, after the US military. Although this “army” is mostly on the Pentagon’s payroll for now, it doesn’t fly any flag or belong to any state. It’s a multiethnic, for-profit, postnational force, and its sole agenda is to mind the bottom line. It has no incentive to stand down as long as there’s money to be made. It’s not afraid of terrorists, and whatever passes for an Iraqi government in the future will likely live at its mercy. Coalition of the Billing
Voting rights groups sued Florida election administrators on Wednesday to overturn a rule that prohibits manual recounting of ballots cast with touch-screen machines, a lawsuit with echoes of the state’s disputed 2000 presidential election voting.
About damned time: Newly created military tribunals will review the legal status of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and advise them that they can challenge their detention in US federal court, senior US officials said. How can the US expect other people to obey laws, when it doesn’t follow its own?
Ah yes: Ridge says al Qaeda planning attack in an effort to disrupt the democratic process.
Looks like the French Pox may be back: Antibiotic-resistant strain of syphilis is spreading
Lastly, Evilbible.com – your source for all the old testament wackiness.