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HOW’S THAT HOPEY-CHANGEY STUFF WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA? (CONT’D): Welcome home Mr. President! Chalk graffiti outside Obama event: “Stop killing brown people with your drones.”
WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Peak Oil? How About Peak China? “It may be hard to believe, but it’s been a full four years since China hosted the Olympics. At the time, Beijing 2008 appeared to herald China’s return, after a 500 year hiatus, to great power status. Commentators were falling over themselves to pronounce the inevitability [...]
GEORGE WILL: Ryan Pick Underscores How Obama Has Become “Silly and Small.” Romney embraced Ryan after the sociopathic — indifferent to the truth — ad for Barack Obama that is meretricious about every important particular of the death from cancer of the wife of steelworker Joe Soptic. Obama’s desperate flailing about to justify four more [...]
STACY MCCAIN ON Romney and Ryan Heading To Ohio.
WEALTHY DRIVERS don’t necessarily buy expensive cars. It reminds me of that old commercial: “How do you think a man like me got to be a man like me?”
DON’T BE RIDICULOUS, WE’RE NATURE’S NOBLEMEN: Are Law Professors Greedy? “We certainly have the legal right to take advantage of these market distortions; the government itself created the programs. But when we take those steps, we have to recognize what we are doing to students, their families, the taxpayers, and the future legal profession. We [...]
BOOSTING BACTERIA IN DRINKING WATER could boost health.
DIY: Build your own Onager catapult.
CONTRAST WITH THOSE LONG LINES FOR ROMNEY-RYAN: “At Obama fundraiser in Chicago. Admission only $51, but room is half full.”
NEW SPECIES DISCOVERED, thanks to Flickr.
I QUOTE IOWAHAWK in my USA Today column on the Ryan choice. “Paul Ryan represents Obama’s most horrifying nightmare: Math.”
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TURKEY SCIENCE BEGAN WITH THE MAYA: “A new University of Florida study shows the turkey, one of the most widely consumed birds worldwide, was domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed. Researchers say discovery of the bones from an ancient Mayan archaeological site in Guatemala provides evidence of domestication, usually a significant mark [...]
OLD GREEN: CLEAN ENERGY. New Green: No Energy. “For years, the green argument was something like this: If only we can replace fossil fuels with cleaner, renewable energy sources, we can enjoy our current standard of living without endangering the environment. Now it appears some greens have advanced the argument to a brand new phase: [...]
ANIMAL FARM, the full-length 1954 animated movie.
READER BOOK PLUG: Reader Patrick Wayland asks me to plug his novel, The Jade Lady, a mystery with a hunt for World War Two treasure set in Asia. Done!
NEWS YOU CAN USE: Want To Live Longer? Eat Less, Have More Sex.
SEXISM ON MSNBC: MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell demeans women, parrots Axelrod: ‘Ryan is not a pick for moms, women.’ Funny, because I seem to see a lot of women in those pictures of the incredibly long lines at Romney-Ryan rallies....
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: My Husband Won’t Move In With Me.