Monday, May 17, 2010

Morning News 5/17/10

BP Sucks. BP sucking up 1,000 barrels of oil per day and will "try" to stop the leak later this week.

2 Billion, with a "B". Youtube now gets double the daily hits than all the people who tune in to the 3 major US networks every day combined.

Only her hairdresser knows for sure. Folks keep askin' about Kagan. Maureen Dowd imagines her in a "...lacy peach peignoir..." That ought to settle things.

Sestak v. Burns. Burns flogs Sestak's (former) republican status, makes headway.

Utah? Kids are coming out younger, even in... Utah?

Making The World Safe For Straight People, One Funeral At A Time. Via JMG: Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) has vetoed a bill that would have granted domestic partners the right to make burial decision for deceased spouses.

(Pawlenty) also said that a “surviving domestic partner” should not be “afforded the same legal recognition” as a spouse. “Marriage — as defined as between a man and a woman — should remain elevated in our society at a special level, as it traditionally has been,” said Pawlenty in his veto message. “I oppose efforts to treat domestic relationships as the equivalent of traditional marriage.”
 Don't worry everyone. There's no such thing as homophobia so we can all go back to bed.

(Public domain image of double espresso by Mark Prince via Wikipedia.)

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