Speaking last year at the memorial service for her grandmother – Al Gore’s mother – novelist Kristin Gore passed on a lesson that struck me as worth sharing, especially in this holiday week:
I had just turned seven and my Aunt Nancy had just passed away, and I didn’t understand and I missed her. I’d […]
Joe Cherner: ‘Pfizer and Philip Morris are both worth about $150 billion. Both pay about 4% dividend. Both trade at similar P/Es. One cures diseases for millions of people worldwide. One kills millions of people worldwide. PFE is at a yearly low. MO is trading near an all time high.’
☞ Actually, […]
Daniel H: ‘Sound is a must for this. Carson Williams created it, and he set it up so that the sound transmits to your radio via a low power FM transmitter as you drive by. Unfortunately he was asked to shut it down after accidents occurred and emergency vehicles couldn’t get through due […]
Hope you had a great Christmukah. We got to hear Emma, 11, play the flute and Brendan spell “Renaissance” on the first try. Timmy taught Charles to snowboard on the snowboarding equivalent of a mechanical bull. Laura could make a beloved city councilwoman — if she didn’t have to finish ninth grade and go to […]
On the ‘Today’ show yesterday morning, in arguing that the President was right not to seek wiretap warrants from the FISA court, Pat Buchanan said: ‘You cannot go to a bureaucratic court and wait 72 hours for a warrant after we’ve been hit by something like 9/11.’
Katie Couric just let it […]
You would think after all that hoopla for ‘the best Christmas card of the year’ I would have tested the link. Ah well, fixed now.
So Elton John tied the knot yesterday. Gays and lesbians can do that now, more or less, in the U.K., Canada, Spain, […]
SO LET’S REVIEW
From the House Judiciary Minority Staff:
In brief, we have found that there is substantial evidence the President, the Vice President and other high ranking members of the Bush Administration misled Congress and the American people regarding the decision to go to war with Iraq; misstated and manipulated intelligence information regarding […]
So the Republicans in the House passed a $50 billion tax cut for the best off . . . no relief from the Alternative Minimum Tax that will soon bite millions more middle-class taxpayers . . . and a $40 billion cut in things like health care for the poor.
Got it? Cut […]
CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, formerly with Charles Kuralt, is just so good.
I don’t mean good the way ‘Scrubs’ or ‘Seinfeld’ reruns or ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ are good – though they’re great. I mean good as in deeply civil, intelligent, the best-of-our-natures. I mean ‘Ted Koppel’ good. ‘Walter […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
Request email delivery