Taibbi’s article is a compilation of just about every conspiracy theory ever dreamed up about Goldman Sachs, but what real substance is there to support the theories?
... and talking the talk. McClatchy:
If Diane Silver's blog reflects the sentiments of gay and lesbian Americans in the heartland, President Barack Obama is fast losing a serious fan base.
The Topeka woman's postings throughout June, which is Gay Pride Month, have railed about what she calls Obama's "awful record … token action and empty words."
I love it that slugs will climb up into a cup of beer, fall in, and drown -- so human! -- and I'd rather have them do that, then eat the leaves of my plants.
But why do they do it?
I imagine that the sensory organs of a slug must have a rather limited range of perception, so how on earth do they even detect the beer? Read more about Slugs
I know that's James Garner, third from the right, but who are the rest of these TV Western stars (and was this a still from a TV show or a movie)? Is that Gene Barry standing beside Garner to the left? Who *are* those mustachioed men at the right?
Eat your hearts out, Depp and Marsters.
UPDATE: See additional (better) photos below, and my thanks to dblhelix. Read more about Friday Night Puzzle Blogging: Old Western Edition
To really appreciate the collection of pathetic crony capitalists who presently infest our nation's capital, take a glance at the record of the 88th Congress:
* 1963-06-10: Equal Pay Act, Pub.L. 88-38, 77 Stat. 56
* 1963 — Department of Defense Appropriations Act, Pub.L. 88-149
* 1963-10-31: Community Mental Health Centers Act, Pub.L. 88-164, title II, 77 Stat. 290, including Mental Retardation Facilities Construction Act
* 1963 — Military Construction Authorization Act, Pub.L. 88-174
* 1963 — Amendments to the National Defense Education Act, Pub.L. 88-210
* 1963-12-17: Clean Air Act, Pub.L. 88-206, 77 Stat. 392
and Michelle Obama sent me an email about it --
National and community service has been a cornerstone of my life, as I know it has been for many Americans. And with the daily struggles now confronting so many families, it's especially important for us to reach out to one another and offer a helping hand.
I've just launched United We Serve, a national initiative to tackle our toughest problems by working hand-in-hand in communities across the country. We aim to make a real difference right now and bring more and more Americans into a tradition of life-long service to make an even greater difference down the road.
can be found in a most excellent diary at Daily Kos. The writer is a currently-serving, active-duty physician (ob/gyn, as a matter of fact). Please do read it. Read more about A Single Payer Example, In a Provider's Own Words