Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Government Gas Guzzlers
A new study shows that federal government vehicles guzzled more gas last year than the previous 5 years... and since these were cars driven by government workers, they burned that gas mostly spining their wheels.

BP Problems
Managers at BP could now face manslaughter charges... although it's not clear whether it's because of the big oil spill or because higher gas prices are really killing everyone right now.

Assad "Conspiracy"
Syrian president Bashar al Assad says his country is the victim of a "worldwide conspiracy." Looks like MSNBC has its replacement for Keith Olbermann!

Dean's Plan
Howard Dean says the Democrats are quietly rooting for a government shutdown. The rest of the country is loudly rooting for a shutdown of Howard Dean.

Obama on Oil
In a major energy policy speech today, President Obama will say he supports more off shore drilling... mostly so he can sue the oil companies when they have accidents.

March 30th

1842: Anesthesia is used for the first time… with the exception of all the times somebody had to read Beowulf.

1863: Danish prince Wilhelm Georg is chosen as King George of Greece… because Greece and Denmark are so naturally alike.

1961: The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed at New York, thus ending that state’s drug problems forever.


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