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A- Bark Bark Woof Woof admits that Obama is a total loser.
B- The Reid Report offers her take on last night's Republican debate.
1. Mitt Romney is still the most likely nominee. Nothing that happened in tonight’s debate changed that, despite Mitt’s strange ticks, his testiness when challenged, and that strange clapping thing he does, which makes him look really, really weird. Still, Mitt was the best prepared of the candidates as usual, and unloaded the full trove of opposition research his team dug up on Rick Santorum, down to admitting to the room that he’d just watched a damning for Santo Youtube video served up to him by his staff. As has happened time and again, Romney can stay at around 30 percent in the polls and still win, because whoever becomes the front-runner quickly meets the Romney financial/oppo death star, and collapses under their own weight. Santorum has helped Romney bury him with a slew of strange, religiously zealous statements this week; his Amen chorus from his time in the Senate is as non-existent as former speaker Gingrich’s in the House, and the Romney team came to the party ready to dance … on Santo’s head.C- More egg talk over at Redland Rambles.
An old egg will float in water, but a fresh egg will sink.D- Obalesque has trouble ordering coffee these days.
True! A fresh egg will sink in a bowl of water, but as it gets older, it will start to stand up. A very old egg will float. Don’t eat that one! Inside the egg is a small air pocket at the blunt end. Eggshell is porous to air, and as the egg ages, more air will slowly seep in, and make the air pocket bigger.
The androgynous counter person with shaven head and matching nostril rings asks me something about the “depth” of my coffee. I am lost. Utterly. Coffee has “depth”?E- The Town of Surfside is improving....maybe, according to the latest from Swampstyle.
Bottom line is we now live in a dirty slow world of diversions, detours, rubble, delays and dust. yet in fairness to the planners the elaborate infrastructure upgrade operation is proceeding marvelously according to neighbors who embrace progress for the sake of a betterment, whatever that means.F- Justice Building Blog shares some words of wisdom.
When Republicans gleefully talk about slashing the budget and shutting the government down, here is a real life and death practical consequence of that kind of nonsensical rhetoric: children dying because of a shortage of a cancer drug according to the NY Times...But here's the thing, and maybe Justice Scalia can assist us, but we have checked the Constitution and do not see any mention of the FDA anywhere. What gives? Shut it down; defund it (cue large applause of tea party morons sitting in the audience; check that-cue large applause of "healthy" Tea Party morons, because it's amazing how quickly you understand how the FDA works when you have cancer).
So the next time you see a bunch of yahoos clapping like mad while one of the Republican lunatics candidates talks about not funding government agencies, scan the crowd to see if any them look sick or are wearing a hat because they've lost all their hair to chemotherapy. Odds are the crowd cheering are a healthy bunch of sons of guns.