2-2-2010 The Day in Review

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen move forward with plans to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”. Admiral Mullen tweets about it.

The Academy Speaks: “Avatar” and ‘The Hurt Locker” garner the most Oscar nods, and “Up in the Air” fares (no pun intended) well too. Sandra Bullock is nominated for Best Actress for “The Blind Side.”

The captivating tale of a feng sui master, a feng sui will, holes, a death, and a court of law.

It’s Baby Face Giannoulias in the ring versus Commander Kirk for the Illinois Senate seat.

China is not pleased about the Obamalamarama. Too bad.

Harry Reid makes a Groundhog Day joke. PETA makes a Groundhog Day joke calls for an animatronic groundhog to be used next year. In any event, we have six more weeks of winter headed our way.

Alaskans celebrate Marmot Day, thanks to Sarah Palin and her hatred of liberal groundhogs.

Not sure why you’d want to, but here, meet Lloyd Blankfein’s son, Jonathan. He’s a member of the incoming Goldman Sachs analyst class, also a member of Harvard class of 2010, and Business Insider creepily found Facebook photos of his and said snarky things about them. End story: this guy looks pretty normal, and in fifteen years he will be bald just like his dad, but he will also still be filthy rich.

Stanford expands its Google Books agreement.

Former International Development Secretary Clare Short says, Tony Blair and “and his mates” led the United Kingdom into a misguided, illegal war.

Stanford tops the FY09 Fundraising List, with $640.1 million despite being down $175 million from last year.

Invasion of the Predatory Jumbo Flying Squid!

A judge tries to find a creative use for coupons he has lying around?

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GQ examines how football’s good guy ruined his reputation with a car-wash shooting.

ON THIS DAY:

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God Save the Queen!
1790: The first Supreme Court is convened.

Sid Vicious died an untimely death at 21 in 1979.

It’s Ayn Rand’s birthday. Cash gifts only, please!

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