Archive for the 'Politics' Category

The Green Jobs Debacle

Yo!  Congress!  Could you ‘splain this please? Nearly $2 billion in money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has been spent on wind power, funding the creation of enough new wind farms to power 2.4 million homes over the past year. But the study found that nearly 80 percent of that money has gone [...]

Sarah Palin’s Missing Skin

I’m looking forward to reading Sarah Palin’s book. Like Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father, Palin’s Going Rogue will likely give insights into how she thinks, and who she is at a much deeper level than hyper-partisan electoral politics could ever give. I expect to come away from reading it with an even stronger liking [...]

Obama and the Children

The hoopla around President Obama’s speech to students tomorrow has been pretty danged astonishing.  Since I’ve already blogged about it elsewhere, I thought I’d just drop a link to the text as it will be delivered tomorrow, and then maybe add some witty commentary. I strongly encourage you to read it.   It’s jam-packed with scary [...]

Policing One’s Thoughts

Are you prejudiced?  Or bigoted? No? Are you sure?

Looking for the Stimulus Genie?

No, Virginia, we do not need a second stimulus.  Here’s why:  The Stimulus Genie and the Economy