Saturday, October 18, 2008

Short Takes

Pretty in Pink: The Miami Herald on-line edition supports the Race for the Cure today by publishing their website with a pink background.

Cuban Oil: How much oil is Cuba sitting on? According to the BBC, they claim they have 20 billion barrels in its off-shore fields.

Noonan Bailin’ on Palin: Peggy Noonan, the former Reagan speechwriter, on the Republican vice presidential candidate: “It’s no good, not for conservatism and not for the country. And yes, it is a mark against John McCain, against his judgment and idealism.”

The End of Opus: Berkeley Breathed explains why the comic strip must end…but what will happen to the love-lorn penguin?

Obama Winning Endorsement Race: So far Mr. Obama is winning the editorial endorsement race 58-16, including the Chicago Tribune, which is endorsing a Democrat for the first time in its 161-year history.

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Beany & Cecil