I’m writing for tomorrow, day 102. It’s chilly enough that I have to wear long sleeves, and I’m loving it. Reasonably cool weather is forecast through the rest of the month. Dang!! I survived summer!! Tonight I shall be meditating on the Church of the Ellipsoid Orb worship between my Broncos and the Raiders.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 5:29 (average 5:53). No birdie lunch for TC!! :-( To do it, click here. How did you do?
From The New Yorker: In a poll taken over the weekend about the looming debt-ceiling crisis and government shutdown, most Americans said that they were totally excited about the new iPhone 5s.
When asked about the prospect of a debt-ceiling logjam leading to a downgrade of the U.S. economy, seventy-two per cent of those surveyed said that the new iPhone looks like the most awesome iPhone yet.
Questioned about the disastrous impact of the U.S. government defaulting on the nation’s debt, sixty-five per cent agreed with the statement, “I can’t believe I waited on line all Friday for the 5s and they told me they’re sold out until October.”…
Sadly, Andy has given us a snapshot of the soul of the American electorate.
From PR Watch: A former Corrections Corporation of America “senior director of business development” and lobbyist is planning to run for the office of Arizona’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General.
On September 3, Arizona Department of Gaming Director Mark Brnovich sent a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, declaring his intention to resign his post, effective September 20. Although Brnovich has yet to file any formal campaign/committee registration documents with the Office of the Arizona Secretary of State Division of Elections, the Capitol Times reported on September 4, that Brnovich had reserved the website address, "mark4ag.com," on August 23…
The Theocratic Totalitarian Plutocracy of Brewerstan is already in bed with CCA. If they make a CCA man Attorney General, guilt or innocence will no longer factor in to whether an individual is charged with a crime. The bottom line will be CCA’s bottom line. I know several prisoners, who have been in CCA prisons. To a man they tell the same story: warehousing without adequate food, medical care, exercise, and programming to assist rehabilitation.
From Washington Post: Another poll shows Americans are strongly opposed to potentially shutting down the government if Congress doesn’t defund Obamacare.
The CNBC poll shows 59 percent oppose the idea, compared to 19 percent who would shut down government before funding President Obama’s signature health care law…
Nevertheless, Republicans keep claiming that their tactic is the will of the American people. In fact, it is anti-American sedition!