Thursday, September 21, 2006

Squirt!, Arf!, -and- Roaming Gnome

Squirt! - 1st grader suspended over plastic water pistol
Arf! - dog needs surgery after eating lingerie
Roaming Gnome - man's lost gnome attends Steelers game

On this day in history: September 21, 1915 - With a winning bid of £6,600, Mr. Cecil Chubb purchases Stonehenge and 30 acres of land at auction. He donates the monument to the British state three years later.

Born on this day in history: September 21, 1947 - Stephen King (1947 - ____) novelist, short-story writer. He is the current master of popular horror stories; wrote "Carrie," 1954; "The Shining," 1976; and "It," 1986.

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Wal-Mart announced today that it will start a test program in Florida, selling generic prescription drugs for $4 for a 30-day supply. The test will start tomorrow in 65 Tampa Bay-area stores and is to expand to the whole state by January. In a statement, CEO Lee Scott says the world's largest retailer intends to "take the program to as many states as possible next year."

Wal-Mart intends to extend its dominion over competitors who rely upon drug sales for a significant portion of their profits—Rite Aid, Walgreen's, and Long's Drugs, for example. I see this as an evil that should be thoroughly investigated.