Best of the Web Today: Nov. 29 (part 2) →
Two Papers in One! “The documents appear to have been acquired illegally and contain all manner of private information and statements that were never intended for the public eye, so they won’t be posted here.”—New York Times, on the Climategate emails, Nov. 20, 2009 “The articles published today and in coming days are based on thousands of United States embassy cables, the daily reports...
SEUI to Drop Insurance for Thousands, After... →
armeck: evilteabagger: I would call this hypocritical, but I don’t even think that begins to cover it. I think “ironic” might cover it.
bg5000: catbird: Click ‘Listen’ Amazing. oh my. i hope they have a beatbox flute version on its way.
Rewind: Irish Banks pass Stress Tests in July 2010 →
correlationstonone: crazynutjob: Well played, Calculated Risk. Well played. Clearly unanticipated stress is responsible.
Study: Wi-Fi Makes Our Trees Sick →
hippieflavor: infoneer-pulse: Data centers hum day and night. More often than ever before we connect to these cloud environments through Wi-Fi networks. According to PCWorld, now it looks like the radiation from Wi-Fi networks is making our trees sick, “causing significant variations in growth, as well as bleeding and fissures in the bark.” All deciduous trees in the Western hemisphere are...
Wanna run for president? Quit your job, find a hot Hollywood reality-show...– Sarah Palin’s Media Strategy: Meghan McCain Praises Her - The Daily Beast (via apsies) one great marketing scheme deserves another!
You may choose to look the other way. But you can never say you did not know.– William Wilberforce (via withoutlove)
I’m tired of people saying [Palin] isn’t qualified. You can’t use that argument...– evilteabagger Sure I can, and I will. Just because the American electorate chose a novice once doesn’t mean they should do so again. Palin is in many ways the conservative Obama: they both have dynamic personalities (or, at least, candidate Obama did), they excel at ginning up their respective...
Irish Minister Runs Over A Protester in His Limo →
crazynutjob: Real life accident generates the most appropriate bailout metaphor.
If the natural tendencies of mankind are so bad that it is not safe to permit...– Frédéric Bastiat, The Law (via thai-madness)
hipsterdiet: Jed Whedon - Gravity Rides...
I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.– John Steinbeck (via winout)
How many times have we heard the silly platitude about having to “pay” for tax...– The Day After We Borrow- Real Clear Politics (via jessarmentrout) Careful now! This is dangerously close to common sense. (via yeahyouoverhere) we don’t pay for the tax cuts per se: we pay to continue the services they once paid for without the money from the taxes. we pay for it by...
Eeee! I love Firefly references on Castle!
mackentiff: Castle speaks Chinese “Semester abroad?” “No, I learned it from a show I used to love.” this made me lol. nathan fillion is the biggest reason i watch castle. fillion breaking out the firefly references is the other reason.
Commentary: Airport Security: Government in our... →
It’s not about time, it’s about choices. How are you spending your choices?– Beverly Adamo [h/t nelson]
Todd Haley Refuses Post-Game Handshake With Josh... →
“For some reason, Chiefs Head Coach refused to shake Josh McDaniels’ hand, choosing instead to point a finger at McDaniels, and scold him - like McDaniels broke curfew or took the car without asking.”
When you’re campaigning, I think you’re liberated to say things without thinking...– Obama admits big political hit from health care reform - Yahoo! News No shit, President? Bullshittin’ on the campaing trail is different than actually having to do something… who would have thought? (via armeck) being president =/= being a “community organizer”?!?!?!? nooooo…... (via balisme)
sds: Punch Brothers - “Don’t Need No” such....