Archive for the 'Stupid stuff' 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 [...]

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 [...]


You know people have gone all addlepated when they latch onto a story about Obama having a food taster in France: When the World’s Biggest Celebrity and his wife had their glam-date in Paris, part of their Family Dream Weekend in Paris, their food taster was on hand, ready to die for his president. Yadda-yadda.  [...]

Walking and chewing gum

Bless their little hearts, they’ve taken up the most important issues of the day in the House:  College Football playoffs. In his opening remarks during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s commerce, trade and consumer protection subcommittee, Barton — the panel’s ranking Republican — recalled the hearing he held on the same matter [...]

I don’t even want to talk about it

Sorry I’ve gone so quiet the last week or so.  It takes too much energy to explain all the reasons why, but this little tidbit from the Chronicle sums up a big chunk of it: 23 percent of Texans are convinced that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is a Muslim. That is in contrast with [...]