Monday edition - March 1, 2010
Pelosi says GOP has hijacked 'tea party' movement
Dems pull provision penalizing intel personnel
Iraq Christians Protest 'Targeted' Killings
Obama today hosted a bipartisan health care summit in Washington, D.C. He
invited Democrats and Republicans together to debate the health care proposal.
They met for a little more than six hours, which, coincidentally, happens to be
exactly the average wait time at the emergency room if you were to go in with
something bleeding. - Jimmy Kimmel
Dick Cheney Advocates Waterboarding of Killer Whale
By Don Davis
China Believes In Global Warming
China is starting to prepare
for the commercial and strategic opportunities arising as global warming melts
the polar ice cover in the Arctic, an international peace research group said
Researchers expect the North Pole to be ice free during summer months in a matter of decades, opening up new shipping lanes and potential resource exploration in an area believed to contain as much as a quarter of the world's undiscovered oil and gas
John McCain at Health Care Summit: ‘Have C-Span Cover My Prostate Exam’
By Don Davis
Two top House Democrats have
introduced a measure aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from
regulating pollution-causing greenhouse gases.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton of Missouri want to veto the EPA's finding in December that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare.
Paul burned by Tea Party blowback Seattle Post Intelligencer
Bush Won't Criticize Current Prez, Only Past Prez
"I have no desire to see
myself on television. I don't want to be a panel of formers instructing the
currents on what to do...I'm trying to regain a sense of anonymity. I didn't
like it when a certain former president -- and it wasn't 41 or 42 --
made my life miserable."
Political, religious and
sexual behaviors may be reflections of intelligence, a new study finds.
Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa at the the London School of Economics and Political Science correlated data on these behaviors with IQ from a large national U.S. sample and found that, on average, people who identified as liberal and atheist had higher IQs.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
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"The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold strugges, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old age pensions, government relief for the destitute and above all new wage levels that meant not mere survival, but a tolerable life. The captains of industry did not lead this transformation; they resisted it until they were overcome. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1965
The US Supreme Court on Monday will take up the appeal of former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving 24 years in jail for his role in the energy giant's 2001 bankruptcy and one of the biggest corporate scandals in US history.
One Toke Over The Line
President Obama continues to struggle to quit smoking and has a slightly elevated cholesterol level, according to the doctor who conducted his physical Sunday at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
Canadian Men’s Hockey Team Celebrates Differently Than Women
By Don Davis
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gather on the steps of the Sydney Opera House as they pose for a photo by
Spencer Tunick of the U.S. , Monday, March 1, 2010. Some 5,200 people stripped
down for the commissioned photo that is titled 'Mardis Gras: The Base.'
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