Bits of Tid: June 7, 2009

  • By the numbers:
    • Number of Allied casualties on D-Day: 9,387
    • Number of people who die because of a lack of adequate health insurance each year: Almost 20,000. The current system is not pro-life.
    • Savings under single-payer healthcare (versus the current system): Up to $400 billion
    • Tigers' magic number: 105
    • Red Wings' magic number: 1
  • Lots of pictures of Obama and other world leaders at Normandy can be found here and here.
  • Sonia Sotomayor has completed her questionnaire for the Senate Judiciary Committee in preparation for her confirmation hearings.
  • KBR is being busted.
  • Joe Biden has served as Vice President longer than John Tyler, Andrew Johnson, William King, or Harry Truman.
  • The Red Wings scored more in the second period of Game 5 than I will in my entire life!
  • What do you think of this?

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