Thursday, March 19, 2009

The Beast with Two Backs

Good, Obama administration, good!

Obama's Serious About Taking an Axe to Corruption and Waste at the Pentagon :

"Of all Barack Obama’s promises of reform, perhaps the most audacious is his pledge to “restore honesty, openness, and commonsense to Pentagon contracting and procurement.” Washington is littered with the open-jawed skeletons of such efforts, and given the historic length of the White House to-do list, some might say taking on the defense establishment smacks of hubris. But a raft of recent statements, directives, and appointments indicate the administration fully intends to chaperone Pentagon shopping trips and hold defense contractors accountable in a way they never have been before."

Bad, Obama administration, bad!

Obama Administration: Constitution Does Not Protect Cell-Site Records | Threat Level from


Who needs Republicans when you have Blue Dog Shitty-ass Democrats.

These people are the worst.

Just switch parties, already.

Who Are The Anonymous ‘Three Or Four’ Senators In Bayh’s Blue Dog-Style Coalition?


As one who use to love performing in Shakespeare's stage plays, (Iago in Othello and Orlando in As You Like It, thank you very much) this is pretty damn cool.

Academic 'discovers' six works by William Shakespeare - Telegraph


Bat peer pressure. An often overlooked problem in the states.

Bat Hung On For a Ride Into Space | LiveScience:

"A small bat that was spotted blasting off with the space shuttle Sunday and clinging to the back side of Discovery's external fuel tank apparently held on throughout the launch."

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