Europeans say, Screw (on) the Heroes!
Unholy troika: Linking the 2008 Democrat nominee for President of the United States to Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Pelosi (D-CA is an “attack” now—especially when the subject is oil-drilling.
And why wouldn’t Obama want to be associated with the Speaker? After all, by driving us all into the poorhouse via the refusal to allow domestic drilling, she’s Saving the Planet!
Part of the problem: Senator Ted Steven (R-AK) is indicted for seven counts of lying according to the federal grand jury.
Lenin twirls: The billionaires come out at night in Moscow. Rich, no doubt, due to oil.
Lots of things happened in 1968: Jonah Goldberg jeers at the observation of the 40th anniversary of the black power salute which Olympic athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos offered as the American National Anthem played during the Olympic medal ceremony. (HT Hot Air)
Eat this! A recipe for recession, featuring guess-who as the chef.
But I'm not depressed, no sir.
UPDATE: The Third Man On the Podium: Peter Norman (1942-2006).
Have you ever watched a movie for the 10th time and noticed something that you've never seen before? Did you wonder how you possibly could have missed it?Read the whole thing.
That's the way I felt when I learned that John Carlos and Tommie Smith flew to Australia to serve as pallbearers in the funeral of Peter Norman, the third man on the medal stand with them in that iconic photo of their black-gloved protest at the 1968 Olympics.