Josh at TPM tells us why we might not be completely fucked. Watch the whole thing.
On a lighter note, the teevee tells me that Al Gore's son was pulled over for doing 100 mph in his Prius. Apparently they found some dope and prescription drugs - hardly hanging offenses. What I want to know is, how did he get a hybrid going that fast? I thought the only way to get a Prius to go 100 mph was to drop it out of a plane.