Blog Review 775


So, the reaction to the credit problems seems to have finally put paid to Naomi Klein's thesis that we liberals advance our agendas by utilising crises, doesn't it?

Filing a patent on the process of patent trolling.

We seem to be missing a series of congressional and parliamentary committee hearings. Why aren't the oil bosses being called in to explain why prices are falling so fast?

That Great Depression thins, was Hoover laissez faire? No, not at all, he did lots and lots of the wrong things.

In Finland, "Little House on the Prairie" is over 18s only. No, it's for political reasons, purely bureaucratic.

There's no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama.

And finally, tough choices have to be made at times,