Monday edition -May 10, 2010
Elena Kagan Is 'Idealist Radical,' Says Rush Limbaugh
A BP official is telling The Associated Press that the company has received federal approval to continuously spray chemicals underwater on the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico...
officials have expanded an area that is off-limits to fishing because of the
oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
You'd think a company that makes its living poking holes in the bottom of seas would have a plan to close them back up, wouldn't you? Well, you'd be wrong. Actually, you'd be half wrong. They do have means. Using technology they're required to install when drilling in other countries. Not here though. We encourage voluntary participation. And let the industry write the regs. And then pray to the oil fairies.- Will Durst
It's All About The Money
A U.S.-funded program to restore the ruins of Iraq's ancient city of Babylon is threatened by a dispute among Iraqi officials over whether the priority should be preserving the site or making money off it.
The English election ended in a standoff so the parties need to form a coalition to rule. Hope their guys are better at compromising than our guys.- Will Durst
is some good news for the Times Square bomber, Faisal Shahzad. Today he was told
that he made the Taliban blooper reel. - David Letterman
I'm Glad Smart People Are In Charge Again
President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same independence, integrity and passion for the law exhibited by retiring Justice John Paul
Arizona To Suspend Miranda Rights, For Anyone Named ‘Miranda’
By Don Davis
“Robin Hood” is out in theaters this week. This folklore legend robs from the rich and gives to the poor. Or, as Glenn Beck would say, “He’s trying to destroy Sherwood Forest.” - Laugh Lines
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Federal regulators have got to address the "casino environment" on Wall Street where computerized high-frequency trading can trigger market-shaking turmoil, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd said Sunday.
Gulf Oil Disaster To Be Attacked by Kramerica Industries
By Don Davis
president Dick Cheney convinced the Department of Energy that more fail-safe,
deep-well safeguards were unneeded. What foresight!-
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Ritz Carlton hotel staff member Daisye Suduran shows human hair that has been
stuffed into nylon stockings on May 8. The plan is to use the hair to help soak
up the oil that has begun to wash ashore on the US Gulf Coast.
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