Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Bits and Pieces - February 8, 2012

42,000 year old drawings of seals, from Spain. The oldest human drawings found so far. via The Agonist.

Where are the leaks on the Obama 2013 budget?

In case you still harbor any respect for Congress, check out this and this.

The state of California has cut off all its funding for libraries.

No, radical muslims have not been a problem in the US for quite some time now.

If Israel weren't freaking out over Iran, I'd be spending more time on Syria. A group of people are arguing for military intervention in the civil war going on there now. That argument was just shot down in the United Nations Security Council by China and Russia. Although those two countries' reluctance to support this kind of intervention has pretty obviously been connected to the debacle in Iraq, this is the first time China has said so explicitly. And here's a statement that more or less approximates my thinking on the subject.

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