THE $30,000 LAMB CHOPS
There was nearly balloon-boy-level coverage of a $30,400-a-couple DNC fundraiser that was to be held in New York last night headlined by the President (followed by a much larger, less reported-on $100-and-up fundraiser / health-reform rally). Both went off beautifully, with thousands in attendance overall, and I can’t wait for the transcript of the President’s remarks to be released – and I hope the video – so I can post them here (probably tomorrow) for you to make your own judgment. Boy, are we ever fortunate to have this guy. I know we’re out of practice, but it’s really okay not to be cynical.
TEST YOUR GLOBAL IQ
It’s a pitch for the Clinton Global Initiative – but why not see how many of these 10 quick questions you get right?
HOW HAPPY ARE YOU?
Behold the Happy Planet Index. No need to identify yourself as you answer the questions. I’m happier than average, it says. But how can I not be? I have you!
At $12,000, you may want to wait until Best Buy begins discounting the Enertia. But you can watch a coupla dudes driving these silent hogs* from Detroit to the White House and follow their progress here.
*Do I sound convincing as a biker?
Quote of the Day
We Americans have evolved from a tough, resilient people, willing to sacrifice for future generations, into a people who want to feel good now -- at any price -- and let the future take care of itself.~Ross Perot
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