Jewish date: 7 Ṭeveth 5770 (Parashath Wayyiggash).
Today’s quasi-holiday: National Eggnog Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “action.firedoglake.com | Kill the Senate Bill - Sign our Petition”. Also: I gave platelets today. Please consider donating blood or blood components if you can and save someone’s life. Thank you.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Jailbreak fugitive updates Facebook page”: (Submitted by Barry.) I do not pretend to know what the escapee is thinking.
- “Holey rollers”
- “Climate Change: A Consensus Among Scientists?”: Just some graphs to put things in perspective.