Day: November 7, 2008

Otto the Octopus Wreaks Havoc

Very newsworthy: A octopus has caused havoc in his aquarium by performing juggling tricks using his fellow occupants, smashing rocks against the glass and turning off the power by shortcircuiting a lamp. Staff believe that the octopus called Otto had…

Larry Summers for Treasury Secretary?

Larry Summers in on Obama’s (very) short-list for Treasury Secretary. The other option is Timothy Geithner, president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank. I know any president is going to disappoint us — even (or perhaps especially) Obama. But…

Spitzer Will Not Be Charged

Former Governor Eliot Spitzer will not be charged in connection with his involvement as a customer with a prostitution ring. I’m shocked.  Aren’t you shocked? “After a thorough investigation, this office has uncovered no evidence of misuse of public or…

Asshole of the Day:

Jim Quinn: On The War Room with Quinn & Rose, Jim Quinn said: “You know, if you were a slave in the old South, what did you get as a slave? You got free room and board, you got free…