FROM MY hometown newspaper and, by proxy, yours, Garrison in the News, October 1, 2009. Today's edition features Bozy Adams's plan to walk around the world by age 86 and the famous midnight football practice of 1954.
THE PROMISE of the public plan is a mirage. It's political brilliance is to use free-market rhetoric (more "choice" and "competition") to expand government power. But why would a plan tied to Medicare control health spending, when Medicare hasn't? . . .
"What happened to global warming?" / This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too [read surprise; so too] might that [read the] fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998. . . .