Archive for May 8, 2010
Meet Kanellos — a dog in Greece who protests in favor of the people:
More photos of Kanellos — the one-dog political action committee — at the link above.
Yep. No doubt Osama bin Laden and his cohorts are lovin’ watching us destroy ourselves.
Conservative (but not conservative enough) Senator Bob Bennett of Utah has been ousted by the Tea Party wing of the Republican party there:
Utah Sen. Bob Bennett lost his bid to be nominated for a fourth term Saturday, defeated at the state Republican Party convention amid a strong conservative sentiment that threatens to unseat other establishment-backed Republicans in the months to come.
Bennett, who had spent the past two decades as a respected insider in the Senate, came under fire in recent months for what some claimed were his insufficient conservative bona fides.
Jim Rogers on the NYSE (love this and it’s so true):
“Somebody should hang this New York Stock Exchange. They claim to be the center of the world’s capitalism, of the world’s financial markets, you would think that in 2010 they could sort out simple things like electronics.”
If you read anything this weekend, make it Al Gore’s alarming analysis: The Crisis Comes Ashore.
The graph below is included. Look at the itty bitty little yellow line at the top. That would be how much oil we’re getting from offshore drilling, despite the risks and despite the fact that we’re polluting the country and the planet while we go after that teensy amount.
It’s a good morning because I took my walk and now I can sit on the deck with a cup of coffee, guilt-free.