I’m hurrying to get done, so I can rest before leaving for volunteer work in prison. I’m current with replies. Since I shall return home late, having missed sleep, and shall be overly tired, please expect no more tomorrow than an Open Thread.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 3:10 (average 4:07). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From MoveOn: BOOM: World’s Awesomest* Astrophysicist Destroys December 21 Prophecy In A Snap
I’ve noticed that the people hyping the December 12 idiocy tend to be the same people infamous as 9/11 truthers.
From Washington Post: Wonkbook’s Number of the Day: 60 percent. That’s the percentage of Americans who support higher taxes on higher incomes, according to a new Post-ABC poll. Seventy-three percent of Democrats and 63 percent of independents support an increase, whereas 59 percent of Republicans oppose increasing taxes on the well-off.
Republicans are completely out of step with America, as usual.
From Daily Kos: He doesn’t have a vote in the Senate anymore, but he has a critical interest in how the legislative process works. Or in the case of recent years, doesn’t. So President Obama is backing the filibuster reform plan from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
To avoid confusion, the plan this author attributes to Harry Reid, is really the plan proposed by Oregon’s Jeff Merkley and Tom Udall (D-NM).
Someone needed to remind Palestinians then, and someone needs to remind Israel now.