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The Daily Word 2.19.11: Bingaman's seat; demise of Dewey decimal; fink on Berlusconi

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Feb 19 2011 10:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

Senator Jeff Bingaman announced his retirement. It's going to be like amphetamine musical chairs when he vacates his seat.

House republicans pass bill to implement enormous spending cuts. Hey Boehner, read my lips: "VETO."

Italian PM Berlusconi once tried to get Naomi Campbell's digits. He goes on trial for paying an underage prostitute on April sixth.

This woman is pissed at People of Walmart because her mom is one of the people of Walmart.

Forest Service is afraid people will fall into holes in the Sandia mountains.

The dumbing down continues. Victim: The Dewey Decimal System.

Protesters are being killed, arrested and intimidated in Lybia, Iran, Yemen. NY Times Blog.

Speaking of intimidation, this Senate bill would make the publishing of classified information a felony.

By the way: despite popular opinion, Wikileaks has revealed a ton of important information that the hoi polloi didn't know before.

Breaking news regarding sharks.

Wild mug shot of suspected catalytic converter criminal.

Turn back the hands of time with Matt Groening's Father's 1969 short film "Basic Brown, Basic Blue."

Darth Vader does Justin Bieber.

Today is Cracker Jack Day. On this day in 1912, the first prize was placed in a box of Cracker Jack.