News & Opinion
- NY Times: Let them be P.O.W.’s – by Nicholas D. Kristof
- Yahoo News: WTC subway station reopens
- NY Times: China, on eve of Bush’s visit, goes easy on Bible smuggler
Yes, it is certainly good that this man was not given the death penalty for the “crime” of carrying God’s word into China, but it is still a travesty that he is getting 2 years in prison. (and that members of the church he was taking the Bibles have been charged with violations of the anti-cult laws which carry the death penalty.)
- NY Times: Marijuana’s effects — More than the munchies
- Nickel Creek’s self-titled debut blue grass-fusion album that is produced by Alison Krause. (BTW, one of the guys in the band, Chris Thile has an excellent solo mandolin album out.) While it is very blue grass, there are many other elements that give it an almost classical/medieval feel at times.
I highly recommend