Wednesday, March 16, 2011

You Can Kill a Rat, But Not a Hamster

"Why do we protect pets more than farm animals?" Read The New York Times, Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others.

Congressional Pension Reform Hypocrisy

Despite the call to cut the pensions of government workers, "members of Congress, regardless of party, aren’t saying much about their own retirement plans, which are much more generous than those held by most Americans." Read the Washington Post, Congressional pensions fall on high end of scale.

And They're Off!

UPDATE III: From the Washington Post, Rating the Republican primary field:

UPDATE II: And let's not forget the "governor of New Jersey[, whose] videos are a sensation, fueling buzz about a national candidacy." Read The New York Times, Christie’s Message Gets Wide Audience on YouTube.

UPDATE: For the next celebrity contestant in Who Wants to be the President, read USA Today, Donald Trump considers taking on Palin in presidential bid.

Next up, Mickey Mouse.

It's still early, but it's past candidates Romney, Huckabee and Gingrich down the back stretch, with newcomers Pawlenty and Thune close behind, many others dreaming of Air Force One, and Palin on everybody's mind. For the current odds on the prospective Republican presidential candidate, read The New York Times, 2012 Contenders to Bet Against.