Archive for June 26, 2008

I get the news in a variety of ways: through news alerts direct to my email inbox; via RSS feeds direct to my computer desktop; and, of course, the television which is always on while I work and usually tuned into one of news channels.

Sometimes it feels like I’m having a news overload, and I start getting a headache from the utter stupidity of it all.

For example –

For the 2008 Presidential Election, the candidates have collectively spent over three quarters of a billion dollars – or more accurately the American people have spent three quarters of a billion dollars. The candidates have, in effect, panhandled the money so that they can have the job of being President of the United States.   (more…)