Mr. Bloomberg was introspective as he spoke, and seemed both restless and wistful. When he sat down for the interview, it was a few days before his 50th college reunion. His mortality has started dawning on him, at 72. And he admitted he was a bit taken aback by how many of his former classmates had been appearing in the “in memoriam” pages of his school newsletter.
But if he senses that he may not have as much time left as he would like, he has little doubt about what would await him at a Judgment Day. Pointing to his work on gun safety, obesity and smoking cessation, he said with a grin: “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.”
2. Paul Krugman on the 1%.
3. Barron on praying to saints.
4. Shea on libertarianism.
5. It is sad that the only evil thing people can see in a celebrity gay sex party is that the older participants didn't card the twinks before drugging them and raping them.
6. Edward Snowden finally realizes that he is nothing more than a propaganda tool for Vladimir Putin.
7. IRONY: Country sounds like rock. Rock sounds like country.
8. Who knew the path to sainthood was being a busybody on soda and salt?
9. A real survivor. Not one of those fake ones who spend the night back at the motel.
10. It is easier to get off a sinking ferry when the captain isn't stepping on you on his way off the ship.