Stories like this, about a “mom” doing drugs and servicing johns while with her two little kids, make you want to punch someone in the throat.
Archive for June, 2009
NASA study says that sun is contributing about 0.1 degree of warming to the planet — a fraction of the warming we have seen; NASA study says the trend is cyclical, not increasing. Global Warming Denialist headline? “NASA Study Acknowledges Solar Cycle, Not Man, Responsible for Past Warming.”
Whatever gets you through the day, I guess.
Newsweek tackles Oprah in a hard-hitting piece about her promotion of quackery. About damn time, too. Now if only they would review her suggestions for Presidents…
One of the things I’ve become fascinated by are way the government could stimulate the economy without spending a penny. Tax reform is the obvious point, but regulatory reform is another. There’s absolutely no reason our regulatory environment should be imposing over a trillion dollars in compliance costs on the country.
Glenn Greenwald has a great post on the Gitmo detainee who just killed himself. Read the whole thing. Kudos to Greenwald for holding Obama’s feet to the fire on the detainee question.
Sorry, there’s a lot of good stuff on the tubes: