Poor Me: Israel's PM claims Hamas is using the women and children killed by Israeli bombs and artillery to make Israel look bad. As if it needed the help.
The Biggest Loser: Increased sanctions, they cry. More and stiffer sanctions, they insist. Punish the Russians.... Except. Except the greatest damage produced by the American sanctions will be on American businesses. And they know it and are protesting. Second, of course is Europe, which simply cannot survive without Russian gas supplies. Russia, experts claim, will be only marginally hurt.
As Advertised: Populations in the once prolific oyster beds off the Pacific Northwest coast are collapsing – and the most likely culprit is the increasing acidification of the ocean due to global warming, for short.
Don't Trip: In Ocala, Fl, if you are caught with your pants
Point, Counterpoint: To those who thought 'we can do it' and are bewildered be Obama's seemingly ineffective and gutless presidency simply didn't understand the game and haven't been keeping score correctly. Obama’s presidency has been a continuous series of successes for those who bought and paid for his election. “The bailouts were the largest upward transfer of wealth in world history. Not single bankster executive has been prosecuted, let alone jailed, and the banks are bigger than ever. Unemployment has been kept high and hysteresis has set in. #Occupy was smashed. The President can now execute US citizens without due process. The government has openly become a surveillance state. And lots of faraway brown people got blown to pink mist.” A sterling record.
A Job... Well... Done: Duke Energy, having cleaned up nearly 8% of the coal ash it dumped into a NC river, says the job is done and the environment is as clean as it's gonna get. They should check with GE on the Hudson in NY.