MSNBC has this NY Times story this morning which doesn't foster peace of mind when considering the Japanese nuclear industry. I wonder how widespread these labor practices are world wide.
Anybody else out there getting really tired of the 'birther' assholery? According to the Constitution, it doesn't matter where Obama was born and it doesn't matter that his father was Kenyan. His mother was an American citizen. That makes him a natural born American citizen. And that is all that is required. I wish the news media would make that point and then refuse to cover any further birther nonsense.
Teagan Goddard's Political Wire has a short but revealing perspective on the budget compromise: during the 8 days our 'leaders' fought over the budget that cut a shade over $38 billion the debt increased by a shade over $54 billion.