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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Homina Homina

Reading the news when you're not even fully awake may be the best way to take it. Rarely is there good. And a really excellent piece, like Noam Chomsky's analysis of the decline and fall of the US Empire
can sink in without your mind rattling down the tracks on its own. Or Maya Angelou's, a woman who's seen a lot, talking about Obama, the upcoming election and the Repos "pulling the sheets off"

Zelda Kaplan has died with her heels on

GM has posted record profits. Guess those horrific unions aren't so bad, eh?

We can call off the Steve Jobs worship:

God forbid we have gun control:

Walmart is planning to direct-buy Monsanto's GMO corn. I signed a petition to tell Waldemort to not buy it, and not sell it- unlabeled of course- to unsuspecting eaters:

Okay, I'm awake now. Lots to do today.

Wait! Had to add this, just got it from Dodododedo: made me cry:


CarrieBoo said...

Enjoyed the Angelou article, and recently signed a petition about Apple exploiting Chinese factory workers. Jobs may have been brilliant, but a "good" person, an ethical one? I don't think so.

And that's about all my poor brain can handle at the moment. ;)

Anonymous said...

Oh Gosh...never mind all the news...that last article was da bomb...I am still leaking at the eyes.

Austan said...

Carrie- you're much too awake for all of it.

Lawless- that's something that really hits our generation, I think. We remember being in love with cars. And Dads.

Susan Flett Swiderski said...

Good stuff! I especially like the Angelou quote about history.

Austan said...

Susan- isn't Angelou a legend already? An amazing woman.

Did you watch the Dad's car vid? It about killed me.