* now brad's website is down - 3 days after they had planned a hour-hour outage. what's up with that?
" Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, the department's No. 2 official, is resigning, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced Monday.good riddance - but is it possible for the WH to actually get their shit together and recruit replacements, even when they're given months notice? apparently not.
Rice praised Zoellick's ''tireless work ethic,'' and said he had served as her ''alter ego'' in the department. She did not announce a replacement.
''Our nation is stronger and safer because of your work,'' Rice said at the State Department.
Zoellick told reporters later that he had informed Rice and the White House months ago he was thinking of leaving the post. "
* amnesty international:
We just launched our new "Air Torture" Web site today. We've gotten a few requests already from people who wanted to post a button to their blogs and myspace pages, so here's one you can use:button added.