Now available: a new memorial Tshirt for conservative publisher and provocateur Andrew Breitbart, who died suddenly on Thursday. The “Breitbart is Here” T-shirt features his image and an additional wish: “Keep Andrew’s spirit alive and help support his family.” Manufacturer Anthem Studios provides an assurance that all profits will go to Mr. Breitbart’s survivors.
The cotton shirt, for men or ladies, is $20. See details here: http://anthemstudios.net. The designer is an illustrator named Big Fur Hat. “I smell a prairie fire. Some biggies have emailed and are of the opinion that Breitbart, in death, has more impact than most in life,” Mr. Hat observes at his website (http://iowntheworld.com). Campaign Committee, Flush Rush Now. (Among interest groups or other organizations urging the public to “condemn Rush Limbaugh” for the radio host’s recent untoward remarks about Ms. Fluke following her testimony before Congress, for which he has apologized.) with 35 percent, followed by Mr. Romney with 31 percent, Mr. Gingrich with 20 percent, and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas with 9 percent, says an American Research Group poll.
Paddy Power, which faithfully offers odds on American politics, says Mr. Romney is the favorite to win in Virginia, Ohio, Vermont and Massachusetts. Mr. Santorum will capture Tennessee and Oklahoma, and Mr. Gingrich will win Georgia, predicts the Irish group, which is offering 10/11 odds that Mr. Romney collects more than 5.5 states.
“We can’t write off the rest of the candidates just yet. But the odds do suggest that it could be an amazing Tuesday for Romney,” the betting concern notes. United Kingdom, Japan, Germany and France — will all have a lower rate. Capital and jobs will continue to flow overseas, Mr. Karch warns.
President Obama last month proposed a plan to raise net taxes, but in the process lower the U.S. corporate rate to about 32 percent. That simply isn’t worth it,” he adds. Katherine Howe, an author who teaches American studies at Cornell University, who declares there’s a link between the Titanic and, uh, Occupy Wall Street.
“One of the reasons we’re still so obsessed with the Titanic is because of the ridiculous concentration of wealth that it carried. Details would include Mrs. Eleanor Widener’s millionpearls, John Jacob Astor IV, the richest man in the world in 1912, who died on Titanic. A firstclass cabin ticket cost the equivalent of $90,000 in contemporary dollars,” she observes.
“There is a lot to be said about the relatively low mortality for firstclass passengers, versus the high mortality for third class, and the very, very high mortality for the crew. The Titanic was a potent symbol even before it went down,” Mrs. Howe concludes.