Posts filed under ‘Rum and Coke Time’
My Tweet of the Day on a day when it is revealed that Barack Obama spies on more people than any president, ever, in the history of the United States:
I wish I had the money to hire someone to take over for me when I want to sit down at the end of the day, take my head off, set it down and have a rum and coke, but I don’t. So here’s my end of the day, rum and coke, things you’ve got to see and know newsletter:
Watch Romney’s point man — the guy who’s was sent out to put the ahem, lie to the Republican war on women — treat Rachel Maddow like a child.
••• Read about how a police chief in Wisconsin begged the state senate not to allow habitual criminals to have gun permits. The response he got?
“Here’s the phone number of the National Rifle Association lobbyist in Washington, D.C. If it’s O.K. with him, it will be O.K. with us.”
••• Really important and informative article: Far Right Conservatives Invent New Language. Longish but worth it. This photo included:
••• The Economist freaks out about the possibility of a Socialist becoming France’s next president. Monsieur Hollande is “rather dangerous” it says. Yeah, “dangerous” to the corporatocracy.
••• Watch a 50-foot puppet emerge from the waters off Liverpool, England and march down the street. I don’t do it justice. (Want to get back to that rum and coke.) It’s amazing. We think we here in the US pay homage to the Titanic? This will blow your mind:
More about the “Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular” here.