IBM, Gettysburg, and hope

Posted by    |    October 26th, 2011 at 6:45 am

On They Came with Flags Flying by Mort KunstlerPersistence is making the news this morning.

Virginia Rometty has been named IBM’s next CEO.  She is the first female CEO in the company’s 100-year history, and has been with IBM for 30 years.

Bree Boyce is profiled on this morning’s CNN website with the headline: “From 234 pounds to the Miss America pageant.”  The South Carolina native lost 112 pounds through steady dieting and exercise.

Moammar Gadhafi has been buried in an unmarked desert grave, eight months after rebels began efforts to remove the dictator from office.  The “Arab Spring” continues, as Tunisia is forming an interim government and new constitution.