What would we do without U.N. envoys?
U.N. Envoy: Mideast Talks Break Down
The chief U.N. envoy to the Middle East declared Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has broken down(yes, I stole the "What would we do without...?" device from Best of the Web)
Activist Watch: In the article linked above, look for the picture of the "activists" with the caption:
Activists from the Fatah movement stand under tents they pitched in Arafat's compound, saying they would serve as human shields to protect Arafat from a possible Israeli raidIf "activists" are people who risk their lives to defend murdering terrorists, should I be equally fearful of the damage that can be done by, say, "public transportation activists"? In fact, I should be!
People with too much time on their, uh, hands:
Two Bellingham women set world record for teeter-tottering
Brandi Carbee and Natalie Svenvold of Bellingham set a world record for teeter-tottering on Sunday — 75 hours after they plopped down for the challenge.At least they're striving to fulfill an ambition and not just, say, sitting around on their asses. Posted by Stefan Sharkansky at September 15, 2003 12:12 PM