2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.


Governor Patrick Should Appoint Ben Affleck to the US Senate

John McCain got his wish. By destroying UN Ambassador Susan Rice during a month-long campaign of Republican hysteria-mongering, Senator McCain forced President Obama to appoint a back-up nominee for the high-profile position of Secretary of State. Continue reading

Unemployment Hits Four-Year Low

The national unemployment rate in the United States as of December 7, 2012 is
7.7 percent and the economy created 146,000 jobs in the month of November,
according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This the lowest monthly rolling unemployment figure since December 2008 and officially the lowest rate of the Obama administration – many pundits had expect the rate to climb toward 8.0. Continue reading