Obama half-brother on drug charge | BBC NEWS →
“George Obama was arrested in Nairobi with one joint of marijuana, police chief Joshua Omokulongolo said.”
We are now officially in the 15 minutes of Natalie Dylan, the pseudonym of the...– Hey Natalie Dylan, Here’s Some Advice for Selling Your Viginity | AlterNet
The Myth of Rampant Teenage Promiscuity |... →
I have argued this for a long time now, particularly when people start talking about how the “youth are getting younger”. No, you’re just getting older and forgetting what it was like. (sorry folks, registration to the NYTimes is required for reading)
The List: The Next Iceland | Foreign Policy →
poor, poor Latvia :[
The problem with so much emphasis being placed on the first 100 days is that a...– Roland S. Martin, Commentary: Focus on first 100 days is absurd | CNN.com
Poor infrastructure fails America, civil engineers... →
Want the summary? Roads: D-. Drinking water: D-. Inland waterways: D-. Wastewater systems: D-. Levees: D-. Solid waste wins with a C+. Bridges: C. Rail: C-. National power grid: D+. Aviation, dams, hazardous waste, schools and transit: D. woooooo!
Commentary: Is Obama having second thoughts? |... →
I enjoy Jack Cafferty quite a lot. Check that second to last line, too ;]
Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to...– Sylvia Plath (via thresca)
In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car....– Scott Adams (via affremblequotes)
Hysteria in Four Acts | CommentaryMagazine.com →
ok, so apparently I’ll continue even at home. hehehe
Generation O(bama) doesn’t really care if you call them — or their new...– Yeh. Even though I hate talking about “generations.” What’s So Bad About Socialism Anyway? | Esquire
Beyond Bling: Why Hip Hop Activism & Education Are... →
Ok I’ll stop now. Work’s over, time to go home. hehehe
Sarkozy’s print media rescue plan: newspaper... →
Again, thinking outside the box. Something I’m a fan of always :]
Lincoln and Divine Providence | Response: The... →
from Kas, sparked by a heated office debate about religion. Shout out to Anna, with the publication ;]
An Atheist's Perspective on the Inauguration:... →
“Why do the prayers of a church belong in the single most important ceremony of our state? Obama is not God’s servant, he’s ours.” “Do I need to point out what’s wrong with this? Do I need to point out how grotesquely inappropriate it is — in a massive and public government ceremony, addressed both to and on behalf of a secular nation populated by people...
Train’s Leaving the Station, Ignore “Big Fat... →
Powerful first paragraph. :]
Obama to Bush: I Can Release Your Records. Don't... →
I love how my brain switches from politics to I jizz in my pants and back to politics so seamlessly.
“The Digital Shorts continue to be the only reason worth watching Saturday Night Live. I might even like “I Jizz in My Pants” even more than “Dick in a Box.” I love the way the dudez immediately start blaming the women. That’s so exactly how tools like the characters in the video behave in that situation..” (via We’re Going to Need a Clean-Up on...
Closing Gitmo and Keeping Promises ... Who Is This... →
Switch places between whiskey and water! | 5min.com
Denby traces the origins of snark all the way back to ancient Rome, but there’s...– The Great Snark War | CampusProgress.org
Facebook, Relationship Statuses, and the Demise of... →
Brings up a lot of good points although overall I don’t feel the same way as the author. I do severely have vulnerability issues, though. So perhaps she’s on to something..
How School Taught Me I Was Poor | Tolerance.org:... →
Aw. Certainly not quite as bad, but I can relate to a bunch of this from growing up. I think maybe Andra felt less of this and is why she likes our hometown so much more than I do (what do you think, Anj?). I really like the points at the end, too. Prob why I’m so interested in equal opp education as one of my top social issues.
The Obameter: Tracking Barack Obama's Campaign... →
The family that produced Barack and Michelle Obama is black and white and Asian,...– A Portrait of Change - In First Family, a Nation’s Many Faces | NYTimes.com
Is America's Love Affair with Stupidity Finally... →
“Americans’ embrace of the Obamas and other intelligent public figures may be part of a much-needed cultural shift.” Well, let’s hope…
Indeed, dare I say, I hope Obama really has been palling around all these years...– Radical in the White House | NYTimes.com
The Speech President Obama Should Deliver… But... →
How to watch Obama's inauguration online | CNN.com →
How the city hurts your brain | Boston.com →
Left Engine Missing From Downed Plane |... →
Oh yeah? Hmm big surprise.
Airbus crashes in New York river | BBC NEWS →
Ok, I suppose I should comment on this. My boss saw it falling from the sky from his dentist’s chair around 50th St. But why is no one else wondering why there were geese flying around in late, freezing January?
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In the economic recovery package, we are going with proposals that we have in...– Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi Expects To Pass Twice-Vetoed SCHIP Bill | NPR