…from the diversity crowd:

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Standing firmly on the free speech ideals of its illustrious founder (Thomas Jefferson), the University of Virginia’s Cavalier Daily thinks portraying the Virgin Mary with a sexually transmitted disease is high comedy.

Alas, Mohammed with a bomb in his turban didn’t seem to pass the editors’ tickle test.

I guess, some sacred persons are just funnier than others…

Worth a read:

Fascists Under the Bed Pat Buchanan in the American Conservative.

Preaching, Pondering and Predicting Col. Karen Kwiatkowski on Rumsfeld’s American Legion speech.

– Another Connecticut Marine dies in Iraq… Lance Cpl. Philip A. Johnson († 9/2/06), 19 of Enfield, is the second native of this tiny state to die in Iraq during the past two weeks.

[The full list of Joe Lieberman’s constituents who have been killed in Mr. Bush’s war can be found here.]