The News; Bury My Lump of Coal Under the Old Apple Tree

• Saying it was due to a broken heart would require he had one in the first place. [NYT] “Kenneth L. Lay, Ex-Chairman of Enron, Dies”
• Half speculative litigation, half, “why don’t you just stop making shit that disintegrates people’s jaws?” [LAT] “Another Merck Drug Is Under Legal Attack”
• If you have a box containing thousands of your co-worker’s social security numbers, it’s increasingly becoming a bad idea to bring it home. [LAT] “Employees Sue Railroad Over Social Security Number Theft”
• BP oil contains black soylent green. [CT] “Jackson Leads Anti-BP March Near Refinery”