William Katz: Urgent Agenda
Social networking news, from London's Telegraph: Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan President, has announced that he will start using Twitter, the microblogging site which will test his ability to deliver a concise message.
Not good enough. I want him to have a Facebook page. Then we can check all his "friends."
APRIL 26, 2010
Social news, from The Times of London: A Bournemouth student emerged this weekend as the unlikely wedge that drove apart a princess and her playboy fiancé, ending one of Europe’s most glamorous royal romances. The wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Jonas Bergstrom, a lawyer, was called off on Saturday after Tora Uppstrom Berg, a 21-year-old photography student at Arts University College Bournemouth, claimed that she had had an affair with the prince-to-be. “They have decided that the best for them is to go their separate ways,” the palace said in a statement...
This is Sweden? This was supposed to be the free, liberated society? I guess no one told the royals. Of course, under the Swedish welfare system the jilted princess is now eligible for free psychiatric care because of her emotional distress.
APRIL 25, 2010
BESSACARR, England, April 23 (UPI) -- A British mother said she and her partner were shocked when their newborn son came out weighing 13 pounds and 15 ounces. Sharon Needham, 35, of Bessacarr, England, said she and baby Harry's father, Paul Crossland, 51, were stunned to see the size of their baby, which Doncaster Royal Infirmary employees said is the heaviest newborn at the hospital since they began keeping computer records in 1994, the Doncaster Free Press reported Friday.
Question: Under British socialized medicine, does the mother get fined for exceeding the weight goals? Will the government pay for treating only the first 10 pounds of baby?
APRIL 24, 2010
Bulletin from the Daily Beast: John Edwards will testify under oath about his relationship with mistress Rielle Hunter, facing questions about the infamous sex tape and whether he spent campaign funds to hide the relationship.
Under oath? Does that make a difference with John Edwards? An oath to Edwards is just a chance to exercise his right arm.
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