Some additional reading March 4th from 16:15 to 19:51:
- Hullabaloo Da McCain Code – “Maybe some federal money to combat cricket swarms and reduce the prospect of total deforestation would be, I don’t know, an economic and societal good.But it sounds so funny! “Mormon cricket control.” John McCain can spin a one-liner off that as fast as he can send a Twitter message! And insipid hacks like MoDo can parrot them.”
Medical marijuana legalization measure passes Illinois House committee for first time | Clout Street – local political coverage – “David Jocson, statewide drug enforcement coordinator with the Illinois State Police, opposed the bill because he said marijuana is not an FDA-approved medication”
Bwhahahahahaha. Such lovely, circular logic.
- Thomas Friedman’s Five Worst Predictions: Barrett Brown | Vanity Fair – Thomas Friedman’s “prediction should be taken very seriously—in some alternate universe where the news media is a meritocracy and Thomas Friedman is a competent observer of the world and its workings. The rest of us can probably relax.Let’s review:”