More Tokyo pics

From today’s trip to Akihabara and Shibuya, added to the same album as before… yesterday’s trip to the Mikasa will be in its own album but will have to wait, maybe later tonight more likely when I get back to the US unless the internet connections in Thailand have gotten better than I remember them.… Continue reading More Tokyo pics

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What a change from the old days!

The following statement can be found here Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations 136 East 67th Street New York, NY 10065 STATEMENT 20 October 2008 ON FUNDRAISING LETTER FROM JOHN MCCAIN ELECTION CAMPAIGN We have received a letter from Senator John McCain requesting financial contribution to his Presidential campaign. In this… Continue reading What a change from the old days!

Travel Photos, Tokyo day 1

From Tokyo 2008 Or view the full album; this was the “Cityrama Morning Tour” with shots from the Meiji Shrine, Imperial Gardens West, and the Asakusa Kannon Temple plus a few of my room and a few of the area nearby in Shibuya. Nothing edited yet; Picasa is pretty cool for posting RAW shots to… Continue reading Travel Photos, Tokyo day 1

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Krugman on the candidates’ health care policies.

Krugman on McCain’s healthcare plan vs. Obama’s: Health Care Destruction Skipping to the punchline: I agree: the McCain plan would do for health care what deregulation has done for banking. And I’m terrified. Jumping back: Barack Obama offers incremental reform: regulation of insurers to prevent discrimination against the less healthy, subsidies to help lower-income families… Continue reading Krugman on the candidates’ health care policies.

Hitchin’ a ride.

Crab videotaped riding giant jellyfish Exactly what it says. Requires a video player plugin, not sure which but one I had in any event. Animals are weird… It’s a good day for random weird stuff: Missing in Mexico: Truck with 5,000 condoms, 800 HIV tests and a giant inflatable prophylactic MEXICO CITY (AP) _ Missing… Continue reading Hitchin’ a ride.