October 13, 2009
It's easy for this guy to be green
Today is a long day on the road, so in lieu of the usual rant here's a picture of a green heron that showed up at the farm the other day. He was not quite as majestic as his great blue cousin who showed up yesterday when I didn't have a camera handy. In fact, he seemed kind of goofy looking at times, but a heron is a heron and I'll settle for any of them.
And here are some things I found to be interesting...
IT'S FICTION, DUDES. This brief item examines the Ayn Rand cult.
AND HERE'S ONE REASON WHY. This New Yorker piece looks at why unrestrained markets can be so crisis prone--and why real reform is needed.
WHILE WE'RE AT IT, let's take another look at trade deals.
A MISSTEP? An insurance industry report aimed at derailing health care reform may have missed the mark.
URGENT VEGETARIAN SPIDER UPDATE here.
YOUR FEET'S TOO BIG. The world's biggest dinosaur footprints (so far) were found in France. They were something like a 1.5 meters in diameter. I'm not even going to guess what shoe size that would be.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ASK THE HERON