-- Poor old Harold Camping. I do feel a bit sorry for him after his predictions about the end of the world fell on their faces ... twice...or more. But worse than screwing the pooch on May 21 and then Oct. 21, the aging fundamentalist Christian has said he will go back to the Bible once more to find out where he screwed up. I guess it's segment of human DNA not to learn anything course-changing from obvious mistakes. It certainly is nice for him that his predictions of Rapture and attendant apocalyptic adventures are raking in the money... he may be wrong, but at least he's rich ... welcome to the merchant mentality of America.
-- And speaking of money, the Occupy Wall Street movement has found itself trying to sort out all the money that has been donated to the cause ... $500,000 in New York alone. People are concerned enough to donate. Now there is, in one sense, an embarrassment of riches. Somehow I imagine that if the protesters keep up the good work that began Sept. 17 and went global, there will be plenty of uses to which they will be able to put the money ... bandages and court cases among them.
-- And staying with the money theme, it seems that the Russians and the Chinese are most likely to offer bribes in business. Funny, if I had had to guess, I would have thought the Arab world was a more likely front-runner in the baksheesh department.