“…it is more important to know who you are than where you are going, for where you are going will change as the world around you changes.”—James C Collins and Jerry I Porras, Building Your Company’s Vision, HBR
“(Specter’s party switch) really is big because Specter’s move puts the Democrats within a hair’s breadth of an un-filibusterable 60-seat Senate majority. So now it appears the Senate’s balance of power - in many respects, the very future of our nation - is in the hands… of Al Franken. What a country!”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show (via inothernews) (via thegreg)
Now a new study of more than 500,000 Americans has provided the best evidence yet that our affinity for red meat has exacted a hefty price on our health and limited our longevity.
The study found that, other things being equal, the men and women who consumed the most red and processed meat were likely to die sooner, especially from one of our two leading killers, heart disease and cancer, than people who consumed much smaller amounts of these foods.
So Bobby Jindal makes fun of ‘volcano monitoring’, and soon afterwards Mt. Redoubt erupts. Susan Collins makes sure that funds for pandemic protection are stripped from the stimulus bill, and the swine quickly attack.
What else did the right oppose recently? I just want enough information to take cover.