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The world is a better place

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Angelou was a big-time supporter of Fidel Castro, a man whose opulent lifestyle would have made Croesus blush. Castro’s conspicuous consumption was built on the backs of those Cubans he did not have killed or imprisoned. That should shed some ironic light on singing caged birds.

More Stupidity from the Ed Biz

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

But the very commonness of common sense makes it unlikely to have any appeal to the anointed. How can they be wiser and nobler than everyone else while agreeing with everyone else?

Why can’t we all just get along?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

“Dr. Franklin, what have you given us, a republic or a monarchy?” To which he replied, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.”

I pray we can keep it. I fear we will lose it.

That’s Just Your Opinion

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Several years back, when I was doing some software training at a company in Green Tree, we (the trainers) were all standing around the reception desk during the students’ morning break. Our supervisor came by (a former trainer, and an Ed major), and passed around a resume for us to look at as a potential […]

Cutting the future away…

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

So I’m going through Facebook tonight and I see the following: Way to go Gov. Kasich cut 132 million from the schools and laying [off] many teachers…just keep cutting the future away… So what are the actual facts? Let’s start with something I heard Huckabee say a while back. I’m paraphrasing here, but the gist […]

The Morality of Unions

Monday, February 28th, 2011

When companies are forced to pay more for labor than it is actually worth, the difference between the value of the labor and the cost of the labor is passed onto the consumer in higher prices.

Juan Williams, “Public” Broadcasting, and Public Choice

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Back in 1994, after the Republicans won control of both houses of Congress, there was some discussion of defunding public broadcasting. However, talk was pretty much all that happened. The CPB launched a 2-pronged advertising offensive on their affiliates whose message could be summed up by the following catch phrases. If public broadcasting doesn’t do […]

Memo to the FEC and BHO – Fuck off!

Friday, May 21st, 2010

…the “DISCLOSE Act” would extend the FEC’s control over broadcast communications to all “covered communications,” including the blogosphere.

Pennsylvania Politics

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The good news…no more snarlin’ Arlen. The bad news…no more snarlin’ Arlen.

And Speaking of Morons…

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

With Stevens’ retirement, the court will be rid of a man whose utter indifference to the Constitution was evident in virtually all his opinions. While this is a good thing, I fear his indifference will be replaced with outright hostility, assuming that BHO selects another individual that reflects his own attitude toward the Constitution.