Words cannot express how much I love this story.

See the man.  Or hear the story.  Both June 26th.

Shocked.  Shocked I say.  Looks like State Senator Rogers’ chips are being called.

Is he a unicorn?

 

4 Responses to Thursday Open Thread

  1. ire says:

    The new banner is obscene. Please do something about it.

  2. JMPrince says:

    [Trying to get this out of moderation hock]. Ok, so a miserable jobs report and SSDD on unemployment. How about some useful news?

    From the Conference Board, a nice simple nifty chart,
    “Projected Job Openings By Occupation in the Next Decade”:
    https://hcexchange.conference-board.org/blog/post.cfm?post=694
    Some nice career ‘winners’ in the bunch, w/o too much training.

    Something that needs to be fixed before then, before any useful & real ‘urgent action’ is at all likely anywhere near Congress: Via Alternet

    http://www.alternet.org/story/155598/How_I_Became_Stephen_Colbert%27s_Lawyer_–_And_Joined_the_Fight_to_Rescue_Our_Democracy_from_Citizens_United/?page=entire

    “How I Became Stephen Colbert’s Lawyer — And Joined the Fight to Rescue Our Democracy from Citizens United:
    The Supreme Court’s campaign finance legacy has undermined the “whole purpose of the Constitution,” to have a “functioning, representative” government”.

    And a perennial favorite: Why we’re fat or more precisely fatter.
    By a professional economist who takes a short stab at the issue, “Why the surge in obesity?” 5/31/12, By Lane Kenworthy, sort of fact checking ‘The Weight of the Nation’ aired by HBO.

    lanekenworthy.net/2012/05/31/why-the-surge-in-obesity/

    Turns out we’re now spending too little on food, an unnoticed and unheralded economic revolution starting in the last 50-60 years that benefited everyone worldwide, until it turned out to be too much of a good thing. Where’s Dr. Suess when we really need him? JMP

  3. JMPrince says:

    They’ve got a word for that sort of ‘tomfoolery’ @ the Club. Weds. Before or after lunch, depending on the weather. SSDD.
    JMP

  4. Juliana says:

    re: Piedmont Driving Club story…. it looks like 660 people had read the article from DeadSpin. I love the power of FB and “sharing”. The man who wrote the letter appears to be a partner at Alston and Bird.