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My Favorite Blogger Post of the Day:

Regarding Mitt Romney’s truly stupid comment about how airliners should have openable windows:

Romney ought to confine his remarks to the things he knows best: Having offshore bank accounts, hiding his tax returns, closing American factories and raping companies.

Heh. Indeed.

Badtux the Snark-appreciatin’ Penguin

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Randy Savage, the Macho Man, dies in car accident.

From USA Today:

Macho Man

Wrestler Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage, the Slim Jim pitchman known for his raspy-voiced “Ohh yeah” catch phrase, died in a car accident today in Seminole, Fla., possibly after suffering a heart attack, WTSP reports.

TMZ, which broke the story,reported that Savage lost control of the Jeep because he had a heart attack.

READ:  Official accident report

WTSP quotes the Florida Highway Patrol as saying Savage was driving a Jeep Wrangler that veered out of control, jumped a concrete median and hit a tree.

It says the accident report indicates that he may have suffered a “medical event” before the crash, but that a final ruling would depend on the results of an autopy.

I remember photographing Randy Savage back in my early commercial photography days covering the wrestlers of the, then, WWF (now the WWE). Goodbye, Randy. You were, at the very least, a great entertainer.

Cartoon(s) of the Week – The Government is Changing… and we are, too.

Rex Babbin in The Sacramento Bee:

Who’s in charge here, anyway?

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Joel Pett in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

… and how will they tell us what’s really going on?

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Jim Morin in The Miami Herald:

… and what will the Government have us do to keep the basics going?

Isn’t it getting depressing living in the USA today? Gee I’m glad we helped the Rich out by cutting their taxes. Why should they suffer?

Cartoon of the Week – When will we learn?

Joel Pett in USA Today:

Enough said.