News Appetizers: Getting Hungry!

Another day, another news cycle. And you know, another week of bad news.

The Giants won the first and second games of the World Series. As a Detroiter, I am not happy. Go Tigers! Detroit Free Press

So you know how Greece is up shit creek without a paddle financially? You know how they accepted help? Did you know that part of accepting that help was an end to universal health care? So if you are really poor and unemployed in Greece (highly likely under their economic circumstances), you’re screwed. Welcome to America. NYTimes

Russia called the U.S. out on always harping on about human rights while still contributing a large swath of human rights abuses. Granted, it’s the pot calling the kettle black, but you know, it had to be said. LATimes

The U.S. government has hit Bank of America with a fraud lawsuit for selling all of those toxic assets to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. About time. Al Jazeera

Hillary Clinton is hinting that she’ll stay on as Secretary of State. That’d be awesome. Slate

Scientific American reports that heterosexual men and women can’t be “just friends.” I think this is quite possibly a load of bunk. But I haven’t read the study. Scientific American

Windows 8 was released. Apparently this is something people are talking about. Slate

Mitt Romney screwed over his friend’s ex-wife in a divorce. This one’s a charmer! Salon

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.

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