Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Things to Know - 25 October


1.  Thom Hartman is an easy way to start the day:


2.  Alabama continues the Southern way of life - where intolerance and ignorance are an enduring tradition:


3.  Richard Cohen of the WashPost lays bare a nasty try from the Conservative Right that suggests that the OWS folks are really Anti-Semites:


4.  The inability of the Democrats to rally to the cause and drive forward is is only exceeded by the ineptitude of the Gee Opie in figuring our what they are doing:


5.  David Brooks is back and trying to sound like he knows what is going on.   Does anyone know what is going on?

6.  A nuts-and-bolts opinion on fixing the nuts-and-bolts mess of home mortgage messes:

7.  A soft approach to control the OWS by the mayor of NY city.   Let's see where this goes:

8.  Los Angeles has a great display of street art, mostly from Hispanic contributors.  It is not exactly graffiti, and not exactly LACMA (but maybe in the future).  It is an expression from the street to the world community:

9. Now, I gotta go lay down in an expensive mechanical tube while an MRI tries to find the problem that is making my sciatic nerve mess up my joys of retirement.

Surprise Ending

Juan Matute

"Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police."
       -- Robert Louis Stevenson
"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius."
       -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen."
       -- P. J. O'Rourke
"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."
       -- Samuel Butler
"Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them."
       -- Paul Valery

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