…which means it’s time to close some windows:
The USSR was better prepared for a collapse than the US is now, says a man who isn’t Jared Diamond.
She can borrow millions for a hockey rink for her town, but Sarah Palin wanted rape victims to pay for their own rape kits. A few thoughts: 1. How many rapes weren’t reported because they didn’t want to pay the money? 2. One can assume that the cost included a morning after pill, which one presumes Palin wanted no part of. 3. According to the police chief that was appointed by Palin, they would have had to allocate enough money expect 12 rapes a year… in a town of 6000 people. That means that they expect the odds of being sexually assaulted is 1 in 500. Which is about four times the national per capita average. But hey, we already know Wasilia is the meth capital of Alaska…
Scott McClellan to Barack Obama: Don’t investigate us. “If Obama were to win,” he said last week, “that would be an issue his administration would have to face early … because he’s pledging to be a uniter, not a divider — without saying those exact words we campaigned on in 2000. He’s pledging to change the way Washington works, and if Congress were to pursue that, it would be very divisive.” You know what unites a community? A crackdown on crime. If law and order crackdowns work in neighborhoods, why won’t it work on Wall Street or Pennsylvania Avenue?
Thought control in economics, or the perils of groupthink.
Armstrong WIllams asks: "Who says President Bush is irrelevant and only a burden to anyone who dares invoke his name?" And the answer is: Anyone who takes a quarter of a million dollars in payola to repeat his propaganda, Mr. Williams. So how much did he pay you this time around?
So this is what Ethan Lebovics has been up to…
Oh, and I’ve joined Facebook. All because some meanie started posting photos of someone that kinda looked like me about 20 years ago. Scaaaaaary stuff.