From the Loony Bin: King Abdullah II Channels Clint Eastwood, Etc…


King Abdullah II of Jordan is taking inspiration from this man…  (Photo:


…Eastwood character Bill Munny, who said, “I’ve killed just about everything that walks or crawled at one time or another. And I’m here to kill you…”

Bud’s Round-up of Daily Drivel:

  • Here comes net neutrality:  FCC Chairman Wheeler will propose rules to regulate ISPs.  (USA Today)
  • Why he cut the Super Bowl’s “poopdown” celebration:  NBC director attributes decision to his late mother.  (Sporting News)
  • How about a drink?  US booze sales up 4% in 2014, now 35.2% of market (beer 47.8%, wine 17%).  (Fortune)
  • Holy cow:  Coke to sell milk.  (Washington Post)
  • The curse of Edward Snowden:  Altegrity, security company that vetted leaker, goes belly up.  (Herald)
  • Writer’s block has ended:  Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, to release a companion novel, Go Set a Watchman, in July.  (The Atlantic)
  • Jordanian King channels Eastwood:  In wake of depraved pilot immolation, Abdullah II quotes from Unforgiven, promises relentless war against ISIS.  (Independent)

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