Monthly Archives: November 2008

Obama for School Choice…for the Rich

Despite the one of the highest per-pupil spending rates in the nation, DC public schools aren’t good enough for the First Daughters. I don’t blame the Obamas, but I bet some folks here and here do. And they’re utterly silent … Continue reading

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Adventures in Corporate Happytalk

One big misconception–especially among conservatives–is that being pro-free-market means being pro-business, especially pro-big-business. While I feel somewhat bad for people working at a bad company, I have no vested interest in who makes the cars or food or computers I … Continue reading

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An Anti-Science Head of EPA?

The Washington Post reports that Obama is shortlisting Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for head of the Environmental Protection Agency. This is mind-bogglingly bad judgment, if true. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., is a rabid extremist who disbelieves science when it conflicts … Continue reading

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Virginia Takes Obama Over the Top

First African-American governor, first African-American President. I await the apologies of all DC and MD residents who have given me shit about living here. Now…was it wrong I was making chocolate pudding when the result that took him over the … Continue reading

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“On” Line? When did that happen?

When did liberals decide that “on line” replaced “in line” for “standing on line”? A liberal coworker insisted on using it, as if it was a time-honored American English prhase, and NPR was filled with people trying to use it … Continue reading

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