Quickies!

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim. — Bertrand Russell

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. — Thomas Carlyle

Anyone assured by this? If I had time, I’d tell you the Three Mile Island factoid…. (You might find it with the Google….)

My question: Let’s be honest. The expense of designing nuclear plants* to withstand a 9.0 quake and then being hit by a tsunami is pretty much unjustifiable an investment. I’ll accept that. But reasonable, better than TMI safety — what’s that run and is that justifiable and, indeed, financially sensible? What would the cost be to us? (*I’m just curious. I’d much rather see investment in solar, wind and tidal sources.)

Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal gives the deranged spin on the disaster (Google through the paywall if you must).

Traitor. Winning.

The cancer of Wisconsin spreads to Michigan.

Sick.

Who’d have guessed?

Just imagine; When Big Pharma explains why drugs just have to cost so much, they’re full of crap.

One American talks sense — former english teacher, of course:

 

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