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The American people have a right to know the memorandum’s contents. The memorandum contains no state secrets or classified information; there is no reason to keep it confidential. There is no…

A secret memo controls the rules of the presidential debates – should it?

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Shared by V This is completely awful. He was laid off from his job at NASA, and couldn’t find another job as a scientist. In order to support his family, he took a job driving a courtesy van at…

Scientist Who Laid Ground Work for Nobel Prize Drives a Bus, Can't get a Job

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Holy crap. Defense scheduled for 2:30PM, Nov. 19th. 36 days to go.

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Bertha Lewis, Acorn’s chief organizer, said in a statement that came with the photo, “It has deeply saddened us to see Senator McCain abandon his historic support for ACORN and our efforts to support…

Ben Smith's Blog: Acorn pushes back, hugs McCain – Politico.com

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Shared by V I think it takes courage to, when you’re ahead, stop and say “We must do things differently.” It also means promoting a new ethic of responsibility. Part of the reason this crisis…

Barack Obama and Joe Biden: The Change We Need | Amanda Scott's Blog: Senator Obama's Economic Rescue Plan for the Middle Class

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PHD Comics: Undergradese

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Used against the IRA: One of the most interesting operations was the laundry mat [sic]. Having lost many troops and civilians to bombings, the Brits decided they needed to determine who was…

Clever Counterterrorism Tactic

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The Sun – The Big Picture – Boston.com

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Shared by V I think what he means is “crap in->crap out” How the philosophies of a physicist, a wizard and a serial killer warned us of this financial crisis.

Op-Ed Contributor – The Rise of the Machines – NYTimes.com

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I’ve been reading the news all day and I want to stab myself in the eye.