November 20, 2009

Marching on--updated

Note to email subscribers: I apologize for flooding your mailbox, but a reader pointed out that some of the phrasing in the original needed some work.

Also, I like to encourage readers to contact their senators to support the health care vote scheduled for tomorrow which would bring the bill to the Senate floor. The bill itself is far from perfect, but there will be time to improve it later and doing nothing would be worse.

For contact information, click here. If you can't get through on the DC number, please consider calling their local office.)

Here's the original and edited post:

"Against an enemy. How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!"--Friedrich Nietzsche, The Dawn

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Health care reform faces a crucial vote in the Senate this weekend.

SQUANDERED TRUST. Being too nice to bad banks may have more than financial costs.

THIS COULD BE AMUSING. Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is set to debate Robert Kennedy Jr. in January. My guess is that this won't be the only entertainment that night.




Anonymous said...

I was surprised and disappointed to see you say "coal thugs." Whatever happened to seeing the light within?

There are men in the coal fields, as everywhere, bullies and thugs who cause trouble for the sake of it and welcome any excuse for a brawl. There are also angry young men who are repeatedly told their livelihoods depend on coal, that 'the government' is trying to stop all coal mining, and that they are not fit to do any other job. or one that will pay anything close.

El Cabrero said...

You have a point. That wasn't the best choice of words. I'll edit it a bit.