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Notes from the Surf

Normally I don't like nature pics like these, but this one is something else: http://gallery.photo.net/photo/6597417-md.jpg

People in our family have bought timeshares... which makes this article scarier: http://www.reuters.com/articlePrint?articleId=USN0222401220080130

You might have heard that photographs widely distributed in the media of the Iranian missile tests turned out to be photoshopped. Here's some more for a chuckle: http://www.reddit.com/info/6rc5w/comments/

And it's not just the Iranians doctoring photos - in the world of journalism, this is competition at its best: http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Fox_alters_photos_of_New_York_0702.html

Kind of funny. We no longer consider Nelson Mandela a terrorist? http://you.presscue.com/node/1028

Sarcastic comment about "King George" this past Independence Day: http://boston.indymedia.org/usermedia/image/5/205107_New_July_4_Cheney_Visits_Boston_010.jpg

Funny (though not entirely fair) portrayal of a political campaign event: http://i29.tinypic.com/34djw44.jpg

Christopher Hitchens volunteers to get waterboarded... hmm, would you rather try that or try getting tazed? That's the question of the day: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jul/02/humanrights.usa

Accidentally came across this on Yahoo! Answers - has the CIA really been involved in all this, and if so, is there stuff we don't know about? http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/CIAtimeline.html

Karl Rove happens to leave the US when asked to testify - I wonder where he's really going? http://www.alternet.org/blogs/peek/91181/

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