Obama Announces $54.5b Nuclear Power Program, Old Hippies Really Pissed Off

16 02 2010

“Telling states to build new nuclear plants to combat global warming is like telling a patient to smoke to lose weight.” ~ Jennifer Nordstrom, co-ordinator of the Carbon-Free Nuclear-Free project





Afghanistan: NATO Pushes Into Marjah, Taliban Resists, Some Civilian Loss

14 02 2010

I’m for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. ~ Richard Prior





Elizabeth Edwards: Hubby’s Former Aide Andrew Young Helped Him Deceive Her

11 02 2010

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor Hell a fury like a woman scorned.” ~ William Congreve





12 Year Old Saudi Girl Sold by Her Father to 80 Year Old Man for $22,600

8 02 2010

“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” ~ Abraham Lincoln





Toyota Apologizes for Massive Recall

6 02 2010

“The cautious seldom err.” ~ Confucius





Cargo Plane Part Breaks Off in Flight, Drops on Florida Parking Lot

5 02 2010

“If the Wright brothers were alive today, Wilbur would have to fire Orville to reduce costs.” ~ Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines (USA Today, 8 June 1994)





Study: Surfing Web Linked to Depression

4 02 2010

“Internet: absolute communication, absolute isolation.” ~ Paul Carvel