Worthy cause of the day: Democratic Senator Bill Nelson of Florida spends an hour with Asad, the first of a line of US senators to visit Damascus. As suggested by Barry, please E-mail him in protest. Feel free to explain to him why discussions with Syria and other Arab countries are a waste of time. Remember, politicians react to their public, so let them know what you want.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Quebec man given new kind of mechanical heart”
- “The gliding squirrel: an aerial master in the age of dinosaurs”
- “China's white dolphin called extinct after 20 million years”
- “Overworked "Scrubs" Are More Likely to Make Mistakes that Harm or Kill Their Patients” (All those who are surprised, stand on your heads.)