Sunday, March 22, 2009

FO News Roundup: March 23, 2009

  • News Flash: one trillion-dollar war of convenience and a pet prescription drug benefit later, Republicans suddenly have grave concerns about the national debt. (P)
  • After a 7.5-year courtship, Harrison Ford finally proposed to Callista Flockhart. No word yet whether the wedding vows will incorporate Han Solo's garbage-compactor "we're all gonna be a lot thinner" guarantee. (P)
  • A 9-foot, plant-eating "dryosaurus" skeleton, offered for auction at this point in the downturn? It would be news if it HAD sold. (P)
  • Yeah, yeah, wah wah, this company is evil. But are we really at the point where we need to picket the homes of AIG's executives? (P)
  • CNET News sez, "Google Street View, bring back the vomiting Brit." (P)
  • No longer in charge of the federal government, faithful Texans are still trying to set science back by forcing creationist nonsense into one of the largest textbook markets in the country. (M)
  • Obama Tears Dick New Asshole. If there's a more polite way to describe the President's shredding of the former Vice President on 60 minutes I'm not aware of it. (M)

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