Thursday, August 26, 2010

On the tarmac tab dump 

At O'Hare, in my seat with the door still open. Here's what I have this morning.

Have archeologists discovered the house of Odysseus? Maybe the Homer was writing history.

Obamacare may end health care benefits for college students. It seems that collegiate policies, which are relatively cheap to provide, do not meet the new law's "one size fits all" requirements. This is not a surprise, since a central feature of the new law is to bring the young in to the system (that is, to tax them) to pay for the benefits of the old or enfeebled.

Another reason to throw the Republican lever in November.

Door closing, more later.


By Anonymous Anonymous, at Thu Aug 26, 11:07:00 AM:

Here's one for you, in return: happy 80th (!) birthday, Sean Connery.

He's still cool.  

By Anonymous Steve Skubinna, at Thu Aug 26, 03:26:00 PM:

I understand that a few years ago an international convention was held of classicists, historians, and archeologists for the purpose of determining once and for all whether Homer actually wrote the Iliad and the Oddysey.

Eventually they concluded that he had not, but the author was actually another poet with the same name.  

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