upcoming attractions

I have a lot of stuff I need to write. I am very tired and my wrists hurt. I don't think I'll write them now. But I'm going to this week. I'm on an odyssey right now, and it's got a lot of small parts and pieces I need to pull together in a coherent tale.
crankiest. evar.

Things that are not april fools but should be


DOJ asks judge to set aside Stevens' conviction.

Waxman's Global warming legislation. Includes the following, emphasis added: "Clean Air Act Exemptions. The draft provides that CO2 and other greenhouse gases may not be regulated as criteria pollutants or hazardous air pollutants on the basis of their effect on global warming."

The following statement: "Because starting today, the United States government will stand behind your warranty." (if it hadn't been for my horse, I would never have spent that year in college)

Glenn Beck on 9/9/05

The list of Bernie Madoff's victims runs to 163 pages.

Neal Wolin has been nominated for Geithner's number two post at Treasury (currently he's Deputy Secretary-designate). You don't know who Neal Wolin is, but he helped write the drafts of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley act. You may remember the Gramm Leach Bliley Act from such deregulation nightmares as THIS CURRENT RECESSION.

Did I mention the snow?

I love America

So the big ol Notre Dame protest is gearing up. As Hockey Zombie points out, "It would be just terrible if people filled out the petition with obscene fake names. Just terrible."

I personally know Holofernes Cockknocker (of the Indianapolis Cockknockers), Wispy McFuckindiana (Yoderville, IN), and Dick Shitdick (Goshen, IN) feel very strongly about this petition.

How did I miss this?

(oh yeah...I don't watch SNL anymore) What I especially like is how he nails the cadences of the President and yet deftly mashes them up with the other characterization. I really like where Dwayne Johnson is going as an actor these days.


a little perspective

From Rolling Stone's National Affairs desk:

"We’re light blue.
The actual Depression is hot pink."

In other words: miles and miles to go. I'm still not crazy about where business is right now, though...