Monday pot luck
B____-gate? So should it all be called Billboard-gate or Blog-gate? Maybe even Bram-gate? No matter, but if you think it's over I would bet not. Pittsburgh Indymedia has an interesting piece with some background on Lamar Advertising.
Coal and Politics. I bet those have never been linked before. See the WSJ today: Coalfields Turn Into Battlefields; Push for New Plants Divides Democrats In Rural, City Areas. By STEPHEN POWER in Wise, Virginia, and NICK TIMIRAOS in Levittown, Pa.April 14, 2008; Page A6
On the casino watch: NY Times magazine on Sunday had a look at the rise and fall of the gambling policy: Bad Bet
The view from Wheeling: Wheeling-News Register has some comments in a recent editorial on the city/county consolidation talk here: http://www.news-register.net/page/content.detail/id/508210.html. I really am not sure what to say about the accompanying cartoon: