Bill Clinton: Want a good economy? Gotta have good, working government

August 19, 2011

Talking Points Memo billed it as a dig at Rick Perry’s not-grounded campaign platform, but we’d all do well to listen to former President Bill Clinton’s larger point here:  A good economy for a great nation requires a good, working government, regulations and all.

The video came from Azi Paybarah, attending Monday’s breakfast of the International Association of Firefighters convention in New York City, via Politicker NY, from The Observer.


Floating over our problems

August 19, 2011

Do you ever dream of flying?

Natsumi Hayashi, a woman in Tokyo, Japan, posts a photo every day of herself, levitating nonchalantly around town and through life.

Great blog, great photos, fun stuff at YowaYowaCamera:

Photo by Natsumi Hayashi, Tokyo - levitating through the day

Natsumi Hayashi of Tokyo flies through the day, and has the photos to prove it at her blog, YowaYowaCamera.

Can you pick out locations from any of those photos?  Is there a good geography exercise in here somewhere?

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