Thursday, September 25, 2003

Barbra Streisand finally catches up to the rest of the discerning public and confesses "My music bores me," ushering in a new dawn of non-medical treatment for insomnia.

Saturday, September 13, 2003

WORLD September 13, 2003: QuickTakes: What book has 75,606 pages, which no one has read completely but its contents cost the nation hundreds of billions of dollars? The answer is the Federal Register, which lists the rules and regulations that businesses and citizens of the United States must follow. The Cato Institute, in a study called 'The Ten Thousand Commandments,' reports that the register continues to grow under the Bush administration, with federal agencies issuing 4,167 new rules last year. (The unreadable book had merely 74,258 pages in the final year of the Clinton administration.) The estimated cost of all of these arcane rules to businesses and their customers: $860 billion, or five times the current projected budget deficit."

Tuesday, September 02, 2003

By insinuating marchers as en masse Clampetts - with all the accoutrements of geophagy and incest - Jeffrey Gettleman continues to tarnish the good name of New York Times journalists:

New York Times | 08/20/2003 | Hundreds vow to block removal of Ten Commandments monument:

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - "They came streaming in from all directions, wearing their crosses and Confederate T-shirts, carrying their dog-eared Bibles, bottles of water and Power Bars, as though laid in for a siege."