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Sitting under a kotatsu since 2006.
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has said media manipulation by enemies of the US is the only thing keeping him awake at night.
A spokesman said the unit would monitor media such as weblogs and would also employ "surrogates", or top politicians or lobbyists who could be interviewed on TV and radio shows.
The future of the Internet is up for grabs. Big corporations are lobbying Washington to turn the gateway to the Web into a toll road. Yet the public knows little about what's happening behind closed doors where the future of democracy's newest forum is being decided. If a few mega media giants own the content and control the delivery of radio, television, telephone services and the Internet, they'll make a killing and citizens will pay for it.
"What's going to happen to CBGBs is young kids all over the world are going to have their own clubs and they won't care about CBGBs because they're gonna have the new places and the new places are always the most important," she said.
"I don't feel nostalgic. No, I don't think so. I just feel happy. I feel all the memories of the past and the hopes for the future and all the energy of the present all at the same time." (BBC News)
In the face of criticism from leading Republican lawmakers -- including the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John W. Warner of Virginia, who said the situation in Iraq is moving "sideways" -- the president sought to put the best face on the war.
"I want you to notice what he did say is, if the plan is now not working -- the plan that's in place isn't working, America needs to adjust. I completely agree," he said. (Washington Times...sorry)
President Bush said that he has “no intention” of attacking North Korea but will push for economic sanctions...