Time to close out a few browser tabs: A bit of pink in pork is OK after all
- We're talking about the stuff you grill, not the stuff that gets well, stuffed into bills. 145 degrees is apparently enough to kill bacteria and other nasties.
Conservative outsiders, Perry, tea party Republicans force severe budget cuts
- Sadly, most of this article is behind a paywall, including the disturbing tidbit that a lobbying group puts a book on every GOP member's desk each morning, and there is considerable pressure to vote according to "the book." I did vote for some Republicans in the last election, but I voted for them to do their jobs, not to bow to lobbyist pressure.
Good thing I cleared out all those tabs. Looks like I need to reboot to apply some updates....