Zhou Enlai and MaoZedong, 1935
In re sequestration:
“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”
H. L. Mencken
This guy is having ‘way too much fun driving this…
Just when you thought you had enough to worry about…
A giant sunspot that’s at least six times the diameter of Earth has formed on the sun in less than 48 hours, according to NASA.
According to a news release, scientists from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory watched the sunspot rapidly grow on February 19 and 20. The agency says it could even be larger than six times the diameter of Earth “since the spot lies on a sphere not a flat disk.”
Carrington Event, anyone?