I’m writing for tomorrow and am still improving slowly. I’m feeling down, because I need to cancel my volunteer work in prison tomorrow. I’m just not well enough to handle the exertion yet. This will be today’s only article, but I hope to be back to full time later this week.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 3:01 (average 4:44). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From The Nation (via surveymonkey): The Nation’s Fox or Fox [Typo: should read Fox or Fiction] Quiz is not authorized, sponsored or associated with Fox News Channel or Fox Entertainment Group.
I got them all. How did you do?
From Crooks and Liars: Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is one of a growing number of wealthy residents who are drilling wells to get around water restrictions during one of the worst droughts in history — a practice that environmentalists are warning could leave less water for everyone else.
The Texas Tribune reported on Sunday that Abbott had installed the well just months before the city of Austin began cracking down on lawn-watering restrictions.
According to the Tribune, some of the resident’s in Abbott’s luxury Pemberton Heights neighborhood had marked their lawns with signs that noted "Watering by Private Well” to avoid being hassled by the city… [emphasis added]
The video explains the need for conservation and personal responsibility. However, what we see here is a preview of how the 1% and their Republican lap dogs intend to treat the severe shortages that climate change is bringing our way. They will hog the recourses we so desperately need and use them wastefully, just as they are now.
From Upworthy: The Eerie Thought About God That The Inventor Of The Nuclear Bomb Had When It Went Off
Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, considered to be the father of the atomic bomb, was anything but callous about the bomb’s destructive ability. He was one of the most knowledgable [sic] people on the subject of atomic weaponry, but he tirelessly campaigned against nuclear prolifieration [sic]. As we travel into the future, let’s not forget his words and sentiment.
Sadly, it is no surprise that the pro-death party are the ones who object to further nuclear reductions and insist on upgrading our nuclear arsenal.