Daily Archives: October 9th, 2009 «

 

Sister Swine Flu

Posted by: ST on October 9, 2009 at 8:03 pm » 27 Comments

Rumors of my blogging demise have been greatly exaggerated I’m not down for the count, but am down for the moment. Thought I was valiantly fighting the common cold this week, but decided to go to the doctor this morning because I was not getting any better, and after tests were run, I hear the […]

 

Whither print media?

Posted by: steveegg on October 9, 2009 at 4:21 pm » 5 Comments

The Wisconsin Policy Research Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Political Science Department recently released a rather extensive poll of 700 Wisconsin residents. Most of the poll questions were Wisconsin-specific (and covered back at my place), but there was one that asked from where the respondents got most of their news. The crosstabs, which I […]

 

ST update and open thread

Posted by: Phineas on October 9, 2009 at 3:37 pm » 3 Comments

I’ve just heard from Our Hostess: She’s still under the weather and needs a couple more days of rest. I suspect a Rahm Emanuel plot….  I’m snowed under with work for the rest of the afternoon, but SteveEgg might be along later to toss some more red meat …er… posts your way. Until then, I’m […]

 

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted by: Phineas on October 9, 2009 at 1:08 pm » 18 Comments

President Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations, Mr. President! I’m sure this is a proud moment for you and your family. And, on an occasion like this, I certainly wouldn’t want to say anything churlish… Oh, who am I kidding? Of course I do! Like I wrote when Al Gore won the […]