"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

February 25, 2011

Bits and Pieces for the Week of February 20 - 26

I very rarely agree on capital punishment cases, but this is one. Border Vigilante Shawna Forde Sentenced to Death for Home Invasion. (7 of 6)

Self-organizing bookcase - a fun animation video (Mike)
The advantages of eliminating left turns. (Mike)
Wow. Wisconsin Governor Walker makes former California Governor Groperzenegger seem like a fair, professional and progressive politician. (Mike)
Dancing robots. Also, watch what happens around the 1:08 mark. (Mike)
Reader Joey Soto Jr. sent in this link about the Teabaggers'/Fox News' attempts to create a false story about Wisconsin protesters using doctors' notes to get off work and protest. (Mike)
Maybe we need to use cartoons to explain global climate change? (Mike)
As goes Wisconsin, so goes Indiana (Mike)

Inspired license plates for Arizona. 2) The Dry Hate State; 6) Bullets Before Transplants; 10) The Grand Canyon of Corruption; and my personal favorite: 11) States Rights Trump Civil Rights. (7 of 6)

Glad I switched back to a credit union last year. "The nation's largest banks are testing how much their customers are willing to pay for checking-account services that used to be free." (7 of 6)

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