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June 16, 2010

Misreading a Headline, but Remaining Connected to Reality

OK, so this is just another reason to link a worthy blog: So what? If you don't read "Just One Minute" regularly, then you should seriously consider doing so. He was one of my Daily Reads back during the Valerie Plaime Payback Tour & the Duke Lacrosse scandal, and he's just as good now as he was then.

What made me link to this article was my mis-reading of the enclosed headline: I thought that "Efforts to REPEL Gulf Oil Spill..." was "Efforts to REPEAL Gulf Oil Spill...".

Well, to be honest, Legislative Repeal of the tragedy would probably have just as much effect on the oil lapping at Louisiana's shoreline as any other idea coming out of the Obama braintrust, so why not give 'er a whirl?

Can we impotently rail against the half-assed response to the spill that should have been our responsibility in the first place? YES. WE. CAN.


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