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Tonight's Rescue Rangers are Unitary Moonbat, grog, claude, mem from somerville, shayera, and alfonso nevarez, with sunspark says running the edit machine because she had so much fun yesterday that they just couldn't drag her away.

It's July 18. On this day in 1936, the first Oscar Meyer Wienermobile was introduced and Generalisimo Francisco Franco led the initial forays of the Spanish Civil War. One can only speculate on whether these events might have been connected.

Here are tonight's hidden gems uncovered by the intrepid explorers of the DR:

In the Stuff About Money category:

  • Second-time diarist mbez paints a grim picture of The View from Long-Term Unemployment Land. (claude)
  • With implications for today, KAMuston brings transparency to the depths of the Great Depression and the kinds of policy prescriptions that finally led to recovery in LET'S MAKE A DEAL. (Alfonso Nevarez)
  • jamess just got out of one of "those" meetings, and has some thoughts on Doing More with Less. (Unitary Moonbat)

In the Politics on Both Sides of the Pond category:

  • Tom Borthwick explores political terminology and ambiguity of meaning in A Brief Essay on Partisanship and Language. (mem from somerville)
  • Like being slapped in the face by John Boehner himself, Marianna76 finds herself Tango'd from the Tanning Bed as the British National Health Service is cut and outsourced and warns that similar politics are at play on this side of the pond. (Alfonso Nevarez)

In the Interesting Miscellany of the Day category:

And finally, A Few Thoughts On Loss:

jotter has High Impact Diaries: July 17, 2010 and Week's High Impact Diaries: July 10-16, 2010

BeninSC has today's Top Comments.

Don't hesitate even for a microsecond to promote your favorite diaries (even your own) in the Open Thread. That's what Open Threads are for. (At least this one.)

This just in: Generalisimo Francisco Franco is still dead.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Sun Jul 18, 2010 at 08:17 PM PDT.

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