qotd, bujold bonus
shameless self-promotion, 312 in a series

qotd, eat the rich edition

[Glenn] Beck has an audience that’s been trained that the rich are not appropriate targets for anger, unless of course they’re Hollywood liberals, or George Soros, or in some other way linked to some acceptable class of villain, to liberals, immigrants, atheists, etc. — Ted Turner, say, married to Jane Fonda.

-- Matt Taibbi - read his whole post here.

Also, if you are in the mood to listen to a fascinating podcast on how to get into the Somali pirate business, listen to this one from NPR's Planet Money. Random fun fact: pirates have timesheets.

Also also, Planet Money has been extra good this week. Check out this piece on how to think about a trillion dollars.


Hombre has been talking up Planet Money for months now--loves it.

Timesheets don't seem very piratey to me. Another illusion shattered.

I have been following the NPR stories on the Somalian pirates and it is fascinating stuff to me.

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