Daily Links – May 30, 2012
Today is May 30th. On this date in 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Her final words were “do you smell something burning?” Also on this date, in 1997, Neil Young cancelled his entire European tour after having cut his finger while making a ham sandwich. Young makes some very complicated sandwiches. On this date in 1908, the man behind the bunny, Mel Blanc, was born. After the cord was cut, Blanc looked at the doctor and said “gee, you know, I knew I should’a taken that left turn at Albuquerque!” Also born on this date, in 1913, was jazz musician Pee Wee Erwin. He died in June of 1981, and was survived by a talking chair and a genie in a box. And finally, today is “My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It Day,” the one day a year when MSNBC finds it difficult to carry water for Obama. Celebrating is easy to do, just follow these steps: One: Cut a hole in a bucket. Two: … actually we’ll leave out the second and third steps. Consider this an Open Thread.
EPA Agents, Police Officer Interrogate Asheville Emailer | Carolina Journal Online
“An Asheville businessman is left with more questions than answers after a May 2 visit to his home by two armed special agents from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accompanied by an Asheville police officer, apparently to question him about what the EPA interpreted as a “cryptic and concerning” email.”
Republicans, Democrats agree: No one cares about Obama’s to-do list | Hot Air
“Not only that, but clearly Obama’s stump-speech exhortations to support his agenda are failing miserably at getting a response.”
At Kimberlin Hearing: Walker Handcuffed, 1st Amendment Muzzled | IBD
“With all of the attention surrounding Brett Kimberlin, I attended Tuesday’s hearing in his “peace order” vs. Aaron Walker in the District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County. In the end, the judge granted Kimberlin’s peace order, and Walker ended up leaving in handcuffs.”
Never-Before-Seen Interview With The Late Andrew Breitbart | Mediaite
“The result is a rare glimpse of Andrew Breitbart that’s markedly different from the high-octane provocateur that most of the public saw him as.”
NLRB Flouts D.C. Circuit Law | Workforce Fairness Institute
“Two weeks ago, the second Obama board issued a decision that flatly ignores the law of the D.C. Circuit that was crafted to protect workers”
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