Weekend Homework: Depressing News + Sci-Fi Fun Edition
1.Ampersand has the best possible round-up of articles and posts on the "American Soldiers Arrested For Rape/Execution Of 14-Year Old Girl And Her Family".
2. "Two Men Arrested, Eight Others Sought in Rape of 11-Year-Old Fresno Girl" article and commentary thanks to With My Nappy Headed Ass.
3. From NYT, the latest as of 14 minutes ago: Israel Targets Hezbollah; Its Leader Calls for ‘Open War'.
1. After reading my post about Lee and Kara, you probably want to run right out and rent Battlestar Gallactica, if you haven't yet. Go. It's the best sci-fi show I've ever seen.
2. Recommend in the comments to this thread some more good sci-fi novels for my partner and I to read as bedtime stories. By good, I mean well-written, primarily, and not offensive. We're trying to read Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, which was suggested by a friend, but it's bad.
3. And, finally, beat this!!!!!