Wednesday, January 9, 2008

In Other News

Some other headlines of interest:

Larry Craig isn’t giving up his fight against his guilty plea for soliciting a hook-up in the bathroom at the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. His little effort to make up for the writer’s strike, I guess.

President Bush is in the Middle East on a tour to attempt to re-start the peace process. Too little, too late, and haven’t these people suffered enough?

– The Ron Paul Newsletter has done its share of gay-bashing in the name of Paulist libertarianism, but he says he had no knowledge of the homophobia being spread by the newsletter being sent out in his name: “When I was out of Congress and practicing medicine full-time, a newsletter was published under my name that I did not edit. Several writers contributed to the product. For over a decade, I have publically [sic] taken moral responsibility for not paying closer attention to what went out under my name.”

– The real estate slump is hitting the condo market hardest here in South Florida. Now’s the time to buy?