Daily Archive: February 12, 2009


The Failed Obama Administration

So it appears Judd Gregg has withdrawn his nomination for Commerce Secretary, signaling yet another blow to bi-partisanship in an increasingly partisan Washington.  Business, it would seem, shall proceed as usual.  Two things about...


M. van Buren: 25 Random Things about Me

25 Random Things About Me by Martin Van Buren, CITIZEN of the REPUBLIC 1)      Whilst campaigning for Gen. Jackson’s reelection in our nation’s Capitol in 1832, I became embroiled in a heated argument with...


Can The (Economic) Ladder Be Restored?

ED “Why Don’t You Sanction Me?” Kain promised a coming thread on protectionism a couple of days back but so far no (copyright protected) dice.   So I thought I would initiate the discussion.  I...


Israel, Alone

There is something remarkable and frightening about the fact that Avigdor Lieberman’s Party, Yisrael Beiteinu, came in third in Israel’s recent parliamentary elections, gaining 15 seats in the Knesset, only 13 fewer than Tipi...


Mushroom Kingdom weirdness

I’m pretty curious, naturally, and I have some friends who (like myself) enjoy inflicting psychic distress on each other to generate a few laughs and demonstrate affection. So I’ve had a lot of links...

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