Trust is tied closely to how you deal with change. Often, extending trust is...– Agile Software Development: Bridges to the Future - BusinessWeek.com- msnbc.com
If the Canvassing Board declares a winner, that should be our senator,”...– TheHill.com - Klobuchar suggests temporary senator be sworn in Actually, I think that’s 0.0016 percent — the reporter forgot to multiply the raw proportion by 100.
In the economic sphere, the Reagan hagiographers give him credit for things he...– Reagan’s Record II - By Michael Kinsley - Slate Magazine
The dolphins might search for 10 minutes to locate one [sponge] with the right...– Among Dolphins, Tool-Users Are Women - WSJ.com
I can understand Obama’s desire to embrace constituencies that have...– Richard Cohen - Obama’s Choice of Rick Warren Ruined a Party - washingtonpost.com
In the early 20th century, the Southern states were the first to adopt conscious...– How to end the South’s economic war on the North | Salon
Jerry Brown asks California Supreme Court to void... →
California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to invalidate the voter-approved ban on gay marriage, declaring that “the amendment process cannot be used to extinguish fundamental constitutional rights without compelling justification.” … The California Constitution protects certain rights as “inalienable,” Brown wrote. Those include a...
Obama’s religious outreach was intended, supposedly, to make religious...– Sarah Posner - What’s the Matter With Rick Warren?
Inclusiveness” does not meaning putting whatever hatemonger you can find...– Jane Hamsher - Firedoglake » The Divisiveness Of the Rick Warren Choice
The Real Great Depression →
UPDATE: Pastor Warren’s office called back to confirm that Warren was...– Wonk Room » Rick Warren: Stopping Evil ‘Is The Legitimate Role Of Government’
Bill Moyers Interviews Glenn Greenwald (video) →
Bill Moyers sits down with political commentator and Salon.com blogger Glenn Greenwald who asks: Are we a nation ruled by men or by laws? A former constitutional and civil rights lawyer, Greenwald looks at the legacy of the Bush Administration, the prospects for President-elect Obama’s cabinet choices, as well as the possibilities for government accountability.
With that in mind, two factors contributed to Republicans’ record-breaking...– Filibusters - Steve Benen
Maythem al-Zaidi said his brother had not planned to throw his shoes prior to...– Brother Explains Shoe-Tossing Iraqi Journalist’s Anger - Baghdad Bureau Blog - NYTimes.com
Rumsfeld, Bush, Implicated in Torture by US Senate →
It is official. According to a bipartisan Senate report, then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and President George W. Bush bear responsibility for the torture and abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, Bagram and Guantanamo and the tossing aside of the Geneva Conventions, which are part of US law.
Indeed, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, “pragmatists” of all...– Chris Hayes - The Pragmatist
The chief failure of Bushism, according to Sunstein, is not its content but its...– Chris Hayes - The Pragmatist
An Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes and an insult at George W. Bush, without...– AFP: Iraqi journalist hurls shoes at ‘dog’ Bush
The truth is most of the individual mistakes boil down to just one: a belief...– Joseph E. Stiglitz on capitalist fools: About Us: vanityfair.com
When I was chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, during the Clinton...– Joseph E. Stiglitz on capitalist fools: About Us: vanityfair.com
[Steven Chu] and Craig Venter are teaming up to make microorganisms that turn...– Steven Chu Nominated to be Secretary of Energy | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine
Dreamed that Valerie Jarrett had died. Then later, that she was a spy. And her car was old but had *great* upholstery.
Gotcha! - Reason Magazine →
… KopBusters rented a house in Odessa, Texas and began growing two small Christmas trees under a grow light similar to those used for growing marijuana. When faced with a suspected marijuana grow, the police usually use illegal FLIR cameras and/or lie on the search warrant affidavit claiming they have probable cause to raid the house. Instead of conducting a proper investigation which...
Eye Spy: Filmmaker Plans to Install Camera in His... →
back in SF, knackered from flu + caffeine withdrawal
Blagojevich said he knew that Obama’s top choice was a certain candidate –...– FBI: Blago wanted payoff to give Obama adviser Senate seat - Jonathan Martin and Carrie Budoff Brown - Politico.com Good on Obama for not giving in to this schmuck.
ONCEINABLUEMOON has appeared 7 times in 15 years as a NYTimes Crossword answer. That’s 4 more than WHITEELEPHANT. http://xwordinfo.com
we should welcome new methods of improving our brain function,” and that doing...– Prescribe Ritalin to Everyone, Provocative Essay Suggests | 80beats | Discover Magazine
ONCEINABLUEMOON has appeared 7 times in 15 years as a NYTimes Crossword answer....– XWord Info — Find Clues or Match Patterns
XWord Info — All about the New York Times... →
It’s 0 degrees outside this morning. *Kelvin*.
cardinals and nuthatches frolic in the snow
But far more important than that is Hildebrand firing up the whaaaaaaaambulance...– David Sirota, Open Left:: Mandate Watch: Were Democrats Elected to Attack “The Left?” Part II See also responses by Ben Smith, Greg Sargent, and Atrios
Photos from today’s PoliSciFi Radio show now live on Flickr: http://tinyurl.com/5879rv
participating (in-studio, with mic) in PoliSciFi Radio! http://tinyurl.com/5h984l
Obama To Bush →
“How would you like to SUCK MY BALLS?” Seriously, is there another interpretation of Obama’s appointing the guy whose reaction to the war in Iraq was “The … hell?” - Athenae, First Draft
Minnesota’s recount is a long way from over. If you put a gun to my head...– Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight.com: Politics Done Right: Minnesota May Be Heading Toward Resolution — In Court
NPR just now: “enhanced interrogation techniques, which critics call torture.” Can’t you at least throw on a “so-called” there, Ina Jaffe?