March 3, 2011

Under capsized boats, discouraged
To know how sunk can be days

Rob Stolzer, untitled, 2009

* From Harper's March 2011:

-- Number of companies in which the Senate Armed Services Committee staffers are prohibited from owning stock: 48,096

-- The senators themselves: 0

-- Pounds of antibiotics produced in the U.S. in 2009 that were consumed by humans: 7,275,254

-- Pounds consumed by animals for human consumption: 28,808,023

-- Date on which student loans first passed credit cards among the largest sources of private debt in the U.S.: 6/30/10

* Story/Stereo is tomorrow, Friday March 4, 2011 at the Writers Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Musical guests The Caribbean are celebrating the release of their new lp Discontinued Perfume. Should be a lot of fun. FREE.

* "When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." --Benjamin Disraeli


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