Other Surprises About the Bin Laden Raid Revealed in the Book “No Easy Day”

BIN THERE, DONE THAT DEPT.

No Easy Day — the new book about the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden, written by one of the Navy SEALs who was there — is already creating controversy. The author’s account of Bin Laden’s death states that the terrorist leader wasn’t shot by the SEAL team, but shot himself, then was finished off by the soldiers.  We don’t quite get what the fuss is about — either way, the story has a happy ending! But this discrepancy does open the door to a bunch of other bombshell revelations!

Which U.S. Job Areas are Growing (and Which are Shrinking)

UNEMPLOYS THE THING DEPT.

Today the U.S. Government released the latest job statistics, citing an 80,000 gain in jobs for the month of June. While at first glance these numbers make it appear as if the entire U.S. economy is at a virtual standstill, in fact there are many sectors within the job market where opportunities abound. Here is a breakdown of some of the job market's biggest growth areas, and a few of its most glaring losers.

'The Idiotical' Top 12 of 2011: #8

We're counting down our top 12 posts of 2011! Here's #8...

June 21: "The Disturbing Similarities Between New Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri and New Today Host Ann Curry"

Recently Ayman Al-Zawahiri took over for Osama Bin Laden, and not-so-coincidently Ann Curry took over for Meredith Vieira. That got us to thinking…

    • Both work for large, poorly-run organizations.

The Disturbing Similarities Between New Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri and New Today Host Ann Curry

Recently Ayman Al-Zawahiri took over for Osama Bin Laden and not-so-coincidently Ann Curry took over for Meredith Vieira. That got us to thinking…

Both work for large, poorly-run organizations.

Both are seen as bland, second-rate replacements for their popular predecessors.

Both frequently appear on camera droning on and on about nothing.

One works with Al Qaeda, the other with Al Roker.

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