Having grown up on welfare, Rochelle Riordan had vowed never to ask for a government handout. That was before her hard-drinking husband kicked her and their young daughter out of their house near Lewiston, Maine, leaving her with a $300 bank account, a bad job market and a 15-year-old car held together in spots with duct tape.Read below the fold...
Iconic image of Jesus the Christ in a "Can Do" happy moment just minutes before He was obliterated on the road to Damascus
The World Reacts
Israel feels "Really, really bad" over "accidental deicide" in a "non-binding way," vows "to not kill any other mythological constructs provided said constructs are not shielding Hizbullah"
"Oops, I Did It Again" soars to #1 on Radio Tel Aviv Read below the fold...
Why is this man so amused?
Because this isn't going to stop happening any time soon.
So many guests this morning; Diplomats representing Lebanon, Israel, and us, a Senator, and a former Speaker of the House, and the regulars, of course... Read below the fold...
Good forensic scientists are always willing to look at things from new and different angles.
So, like, besides NSA HQ, where else is the government sucking all the available power out of the grid plus a chunk, when it didn't before? Read below the fold...
Dream of a Summer Day
Dream of a Summer Night
When I was young
the swimming pool
I still love swimming pools
but a cactus flower at night
is like skinny dipping on the moon
I mean, He's Preznit, so why shouldn't he get double the vacation days the rabble get? Of course, the best proof that Bush is resentful and angry is that his staffers say he isn't: Read below the fold...
Frankly, the sport bores me to tears, so I haven't really followed the hullaballo very closely. But this snippet caught my eye:
World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound said the Landis furore and the Spanish blood-doping scandal that saw several pre-race favourites barred from competing in this year's event threatened the future of the sport.Read below the fold...
What the hell is wrong with California? Or rather, her biggest names in her signature industry? No, I'm not surprised, and I suppose the Democratic candidate could be a putz (I've not followed the race at all), but still- has Der Gropinator been so good for the state? I find that very hard to believe. Read below the fold...