And now the news
The NaturalBlog inbox was jam-packed yesterday with links to stories of varying importance. Thanks to my army of news spotters all across Massachusetts and its little friend Rhode Island.
The success of this plan is inevitable. Inevitable! The U.S. is out with new trade sanctions against North Korea. We're going to bring the Communist dictator ship to its knees by withholding Ipods, Rolexes, and Cognac -- all apparently favorite purchases of North Korean president Kim Jong Il. It's thought to be the first time sanctions have been used to annoy a foreign leader. Apparently, America is banking on the fact that President Kim won't realize he can easily get this stuff on e-bay, or in duty free shops.
What's next -- pink slips for idiots? A guy from Cape Cod is suing his former employer, the Scotts lawn care company, because it fired him for violating its policy against smoking, even off the job. I was totally on this guy's side, until the quote that read "What's to make them stop at just cigarettes? ... What if you don't want to hire women, so if you have Y chromosome in your drug test you fail?"
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