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Clintons Pass Vetting, Hillary As SOS Said To Be A Lock

The Clintons have passed the Obama team’s vetting process in Hillary’s candidacy for Secretary of State. President-elect Barack Obama is “on track” to name Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) as his secretary of state shortly after Thanksgiving, two senior Obama aides said. Financial disclosure issues have been worked out, aides said. The officials said they expect her to accept. Clinton …

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JMG: INTP

According to Typealyzer, some geegaw that analyzes blogs, this here website thingy comes out like this: INTP: The Thinkers The logical and analytical type. They are especially attuned to difficult creative and intellectual challenges and always look for something more complex to dig into. They are great at finding subtle connections between things and imagine far-reaching implications. They enjoy working …

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17-Story Billboard For Times Square

One of the world’s largest and brightest LED billboards lit up in Times Square last night. Via New York Times: The new Walgreens sign going live in Times Square Thursday is not the largest LED-based sign in the world, but its developers believe that it is the most complex, both in terms of its construction and operation. Rising 340 feet …

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The Way You Mecca Me Feel

The Sun UK is reporting that Michael Jackson has converted to Islam. The skint superstar, 50, donned Islamic garb to pledge allegiance to the Koran in a ceremony at a pal’s mansion in Los Angeles, The Sun can reveal. Jacko sat on the floor wearing a tiny hat after an Imam was summoned to officiate — days before the singer …

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Fannie & Freddie Suspend Foreclosures

Well, the stock market dropped another jillion points today and now it’s at about 50% of what it was a year ago. But at least Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced a temporary suspension of home foreclosures. Via Calculated Risk: Press Release from Fannie Mae (no link yet): Fannie Mae to Suspend Foreclosures Until January In order to support …

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Poof! You’re One Of Us

Remember the dust-up earlier this month about Mormons posthumously baptizing Jews? A Daily Kos diarist has just posthumously converted LDS founder Joseph Smith to the family of homosexuals. Dear God of the Homos, With your great and everlasting love that blessed the covenants of Achilles and Petroclus, Gilgamesh and Enkidu, and of Jonathon and David, bless then the soul of …

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