Saturday, August 29, 2009

Detroit Overrun With Lazy Journalists Looking For Trite Depictions Of Poverty

Detroit Overrun With Lazy Journalists Looking For Trite Depictions Of Poverty

"This is the visiting reporters' favorite thing to see," [Griffoen] said. "The people all come here to shoot the story of the auto industry and they love this shot because they can be like, 'See that? That's where they made the cars,' and then forget to add the footnote that the plant's been closed since 1956."

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Palin’s ‘Death Panels’ on Life Support Due to Lies: Ann Woolner - Bloomberg.com

Bloomberg's Ann Woolner calls out Sarah Palin. Think Palin will ever hold oublic office again? Not a chance.

Palin’s ‘Death Panels’ on Life Support Due to Lies: Ann Woolner - Bloomberg.com:

"But for pure demagoguery, Sarah Palin gets the prize for most outrageous. And smelling blood, stalwarts of the Republican Party jumped in. They infected the debate with a fever of fear that spread quickly among the vulnerable, the gullible and those already angry or suspicious."

Rep. Frank lashes out at protester for Nazi remark : NPR

The health care debate aka arguing with furniture.

Rep. Frank lashes out at protester for Nazi remark : NPR: "'On what planet do you spend most of your time?' Frank asked the woman, who had stepped up to the podium at a southeastern Massachusetts senior center to ask why Frank supports what she called a Nazi policy.

'Ma'am, trying to have a conversation with you would be like trying to argue with a dining room table. I have no interest in doing it,' Frank replied."

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Willie Nelson 1960's Medley

If you love music you have to love YouTube. Great, great stuff from Willie Nelson. The production and arrangements are way too over the top for his beautiful stripped down lyrics but he cuts right through all of it. "How am I doing? Oh, I guess, I'm doing fine." This may be the best look you'll ever have at what those songs were when they were still relatively new.

Funny How Time Slips Away

Willie wrote this, Narvel knew a good song when he heard one.

Op-Ed Contributor - Why We Need Health Care Reform - NYTimes.com

President Obama explains why we need health care reform and explains how it can work.

Op-Ed Contributor - Why We Need Health Care Reform - NYTimes.com

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

The Tongue Cut Sparrow, Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 2, Hasegawa, Crepe Paper Book

The Tongue Cut Sparrow, Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 2, Hasegawa, Crepe Paper Book

comScore: “Forget The Click”; Treat Internet Ads Like TV Ads | The Domains

comScore: “Forget The Click”; Treat Internet Ads Like TV Ads | The Domains

Suspended Boston police officer Barrett sues commissioner, mayor - The Boston Globe

Suspended Boston police officer Barrett sues commissioner, mayor - The Boston Globe:

"According to the lawsuit, the mayor and commissioner’s actions caused Barrett pain and suffering, mental anguish, emotional distress, posttraumatic stress, sleeplessness, indignities and embarrassment, degradation, injury to reputation, and restrictions on personal freedom."

This guy ought to hang his head and keep his mouth shut. Instead he wants people to think he's being picked on.

IntercontinentalExchange's Profit Falls 15% - WSJ.com

IntercontinentalExchange's Profit Falls 15% - WSJ.com