Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Short Takes

Down — The stock market did not like having Obama in the drivers seat.

Over Budget — The Pentagon overspent on 70% of its weapons-buying program.

Give Me Land, Lotsa Land — The president sets aside 2 million more acres of wilderness.

Not So Daily — Detroit’s daily newspapers cut back to three days a week delivery.

Bad Nuts — Stay away from the pistachios.

North Korea will put two journalists who wandered over their border on trial. I predict a non-apology apology and cash payment forthcoming.

R.I.P. Maurice Jarre — The composer who filled the movie theatres with swelling themes and signature tunes died at the age of 84.

Tigers win close one — 3-2 — against the Nationals. 6 days….