Here is a really great moment from last night on Rachel Maddow where she puts the oil flow disaster off the coast of my homeland in perspective.

The whole clip is great, but if you're really in a rush - the meat of it starts at about 1:20.

Thanks, Rachel, for braving our insects to broadcast live from Venice, LA!  Thanks for helping to keep the country's focus there.


wow... this is why I shouldn't be blogging at 7:02 AM before the coffee's finished brewing... Corrected some of those wild attempts at grammar from the original post. hehehe...