After 24 hours during which none of my posts showed, things seem to be back to normal here.
But not to worry – first there’s my article on Chavez’s threat to cut off oil to the EU, which you can read at Newsvine. Then there’s yesterday’s podcast, where Monica Showalter reminded us that Hugo’s threat seems to match Putin’s similar threat, too.
Later today I’ll have another article at NJ Voices.
On a personal note, I’m looking for a good recipe for Yorkshire pudding; if any of you would like to contribute, please add it in the comments section.
But enought about me (at least for now), let’s do a quick roundup:
They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, and Brian Faughnan’s speaks volumes.
No Mas, Senator, says Cassandra, who’s got the race card. Obama says Republicans will use race to stoke fear. It’s the Republicans who can’t keep themselves from calling attention to anyone’s race, I tell you!
Then there’s the seal of Obama. Macranger asks,
As I noted before the seal shows what appears to be an eagle in retreat with it’s back turned on the Flag. Couple this with Obama’s desire to “Remake” and “Disarm” America and we have all the reason in the world to be alarmed and ask questions.
OBAMA STARTING TO CREEP ME OUT, for sure.
Via Alcibiades, The Great Seal of Obamaland?
Considering that most Americans don’t speak Latin, and that possums are known for sleeping, having the word “possum” in there is … unfortunate.
And then there’s Dame Edna, who always refers to “possums”, too.
Today’s issue of Bus and Driver
Obamath: producing more oil won’t produce more oil
More on the race card at Nice Deb and Baldilocks
Larwyn’s been keeping up with things, and she’s sent a truckload of links – here are a few:
The FHA time bomb
The Federal Housing Administration – the very agency the Bush Administration and Congress trumpet as the solution to the mortgage crisis – has announced that it suffered a $4.6 billion loss last year. This is one of the worst financial performances ever for the government’s multibillion-dollar mortgage insurer.
Seriously folks, seeing how government does things, do you really want to turn over your health care to them?
In Mahmoud’s World