Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Miscellaneous Observations

When the teleprompter breaks down, our new president doesn't sound much more articulate than the previous one.

The Jews and Muslims have found common ground in objecting to calling the illness spreading out of Mexico "swine flu".

Matthew Stafford, the quarterback from the University of Georgia, was drafted first by the Detroit Lions and given a contract worth some $71 million. That would buy a large part of his new city.

The media are giving the Obama administration some grief over the photo-op staged by sending Air Force 1 flying low over New York City, but imagine the blow-back if it had happened on Bush's watch.

Astronomers tracking a mysterious blast of energy called a gamma ray burst said on Tuesday they had snapped a photograph of the most distant object in the universe -- a smudge 13 billion light-years away.

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