Loose Ends, 9-25-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom:

Oh, it’s sexually offensive all right, but man-who-sodomizes-goat does not make the list.  [The Detroit News]

Beer taste on a Champaign budget.  A one-time Sullivan & Cromwell partner is disbarred for $500,000 in false expenses.  [Wall Street Journal]

When God closes a $700 billion door, he opens a window for lawyers and law students.  [Examiner.com]

For the love of the Constitution.  Being poor at a higher level forces many lawyers to work second (and sometimes third) jobs in order to live and pay down debt.  [Law.com]

In addition to the current hands-free requirement for phones while driving, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a new law that bans text-messaging and emailing from behind the wheel.  What are drivers supposed to do with their knees now?  [Los Angeles Times]

Hey, want to propagate a viral web sensation?  Let’s.  For whatever reason, a NOW on PBS weekly poll (originally featured during the RNC) has turned into an online mock election.  The question?  “Do you think Sarah Palin is qualified to serve as Vice President of the United States?” It’s so simple, everyone wants a shot at it.  The poll is setting records for single-day traffic with more than two million visits.  [PBS.org]

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    I’m digging this loose endsf.  Keep it up.  Fun.