12/07: Morning Communique
Humana, a health insurance company, sent out letters to thousands of people who asked about a new program. The letter lists a toll free 1-800 number that, yes, you guessed it, is actually a phone-sex line.
A German Protestant youth group has put together a 2006 calendar illustrated with erotic scenes from the Bible.
A Christmas tree decorated by elementary school students has been removed from Oklahoma's Capitol after complaints by a lawmaker because lottery tickets were used as ornaments.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Billed as "the discriminating hepcat's complete guide to the Gopher State's weirdest, wildest, and wooliest," Hip Minnesota treats you to dissertations on the Hamm's Beer Bear, seed art, Dr. Demento and more.
The Ten Golden Rules for getting the most out of knowledge workers from Eric Schmidt and Hal Varian at Google.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"He's never been a big thinker; he's an appropriator."
-- Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), discussing Rep. John Murtha (D-PA)