Yesterday I slept, and slept and slept. Except for eating and personal functions, I was out from 2:00 PM until 3:30 AM. While doing my research, I did laundry. (I still HATE laundry!). Today is a ho;y day in the Church of the Ellipsoid Orb, but my Broncos w2ill not be meditating until tomorrow night in Atlanta. I’m current with replies. Tomorrow I have an appointment for ultrasound imaging of my bad leg, so I may have only an Open Thread.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 4:10 (average 5:05). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From MoveOn: 6 Well-Kept Secrets About America In One Graphic
Even I didn’t know a couple of these. As a Christian, I favor more protection from cultural domination by Republican Supply-side Jesus hate mongers and fear mongers.
From NY Times: Republicans in tough races are seeking to soften their edges by moderating their votes, tossing their teacups and otherwise projecting a conciliatory image to voters.
The Republican quest for bipartisanship — at least nominally — is not hard to explain. A New York Times/CBS News poll conducted last week and released this weekend showed that 44 percent of Americans see Republicans at fault for gridlock in Washington, compared with 29 percent who blame President Obama and the Democrats. Nineteen percent said both were to blame. That imbalance has persisted at almost exactly those proportions since last year.
Nothing has changed. In RepubliSpeak, bipartisanship still means "turn around and grab your ankles."
Deborah Braillard, age 46, was arrested and booked on a minor drug possession charge in January of 2005. Despite being a diabetic, Braillard was not given insulin or any other medication or medical care for four full days, until she was eventually brought to the hospital in a diabetic coma. She died 18 days later of complications from diabetes, and her family’s civil suit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is now proceeding at trial.
Chalk up another coffin for Crazy Joe and the Brewerstan Death Angel, Jan Brewer.
Cartoon: © by and posted with the permission of Kevin L. Anderson.