Souter Plans to Retire From Supreme Court, A.P....
Justice David H. Souter has told the White House that he plans to retire from the Supreme Court in June, The Associated Press reported. The retirement of Justice Souter, who was nominated by President George H. W. Bush in 1990, would give President Obama his first opportunity to appoint a justice to the Supreme Court.
When to Keep Your Mouth Shut. →
President Barack Obama: 61.6% approve Congress: 31.8% approve Democrats in Congress: 41% approve Republicans in Congress: 34.8% approve (via Real Clear Politics)
Al Qaeda agent admits to to conspiring and... →
One of the lovely ladies of Guest of a Guest help... →
GPICT: The Elie Wiesel Foundation
charitini: From the Elie Wiesel Foundation site: To Our Friends: We are deeply saddened and distressed that we, along with many others, have been the victims of what may be one of the largest investment frauds in history. We are writing to inform you that the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity had $15.2 million under management with Bernard Madoff Investment Securities. This represented...
Denton knew it was going to happen and sent Emily back to the island anyway.– Code Pink
Entire state of Texas shuts down high school... →
Five districts have cancelled classes entirely, including three in suburban San Antonio.
I don’t want to run auto companies. I don’t want to run banks. I’ve got two wars...– President Barack Obama (via squashed)
In addition to “pig sniffles,” our other name for swine flu is The...– carney
King of Kong trailer. Billy Mitchell is such a tremendous dick in this movie.
fimoculous: ninety9: youngmanhattanite: The King of Kong fimoculous: For anyone who saw The King of Kong: Steve Wiebe set a new Donkey Kong record. This movie is YM-approved. If you ever want to see a film about a small dream becoming a big deal (a by-product of that small dream inevitably being: beat the type-a douchebag at his own game), watch this. I saw this film, and if you are going...
HI there !! I watched “Charlie Rose” interview w / Bill Gates...– My mom.
There is no plausible scenario under which Republicans can grow into a majority...– From Olympia Snowe’s Op-Ed in the NYT today, concerning Arlen Specter’s move yesterday. (via osmium)
The United States isn’t run along Social Darwinist lines, but we’re closer than...– Matthew Yglesias (via azspot)
hipsterism 101: a brief history of the counter... →