News with a lemon twist
Famous rug-wearing bloviator tells off the Teabaggers
- Be Prepared 1 - Little Timmy Geithner has a plan in place for the upcoming statutory debt limit: The US reaches the default on December 31 and must cut services again or default on the debt. However, with the Fiscal Cliff set to trigger, it might give the US more time. No one knows! (The US Treasury - Fair Warning: it is a PDF)
- Be Prepared 2 - Her Majesty's Government has a contingency plan in place for the Zombie Apocalypse:
“In the event of an apocalyptic incident (e.g. zombies), any plans to rebuild and return England to its pre-attack glory would be led by the Cabinet Office, and thus any pre-planning activity would also taken place there,” the Ministry of Defence explained in a reply sent to a curious member of the public who passed the information to the paper."
(Aptly-named Raw Story)
- Best Editorial of the Year - The Boise-based Idaho Statesman advocates that the potato people of Idaho should forgive their aptly-named drunken Senator Mike Crapo because at least he isn't propositioning strangers in the restroom like the last one. I think that counts as an endorsement, so maybe he will use it on his re-election materials? (Idaho Statesman)