Televangelist Jerry Falwell, the man who blamed the September 11th, 2001 attacks at the World Trade Center on everyone except the people who did it, is dead.
"I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People for an American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America, I point the finger in their face and say `you helped this happen.'''He eventually apologized for that, but he didn't stop waging a war on people that didn't fit his narrow world view.
For some very interesting reaction you can go here, here, here and here.
In other news postal rates in the US have risen again. And watch the shape of your envelopes.
No... there's no connection, but the new US first-class mail stamp is "forever".