Daily Archives: September 2nd, 2010 «

 

Chicago gang members hold press conference to … criticize police, city

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 5:53 pm » 16 Comments

We’ll stop our thuggery – only if you give us some jobs! Via CBS 2 – Chicago: At a news conference organized by self-identified gang members Thursday morning, several speakers complained that police and city officials do not respect them, and that the only way to curb violence is to provide jobs and improve their […]

 

Gallup

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 5:25 pm » Comments Off

Republicans Hold Wide Lead in Key Voter Turnout Measure

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 5:24 pm » Comments Off

Hillary Clinton for president ad hits airwaves

 

I want your money!

Posted by: Phineas on September 2, 2010 at 1:15 pm » 5 Comments

From (oddly enough) IWantYourMoney.net, a trailer for their forthcoming documentary on government spending and the role of the federal government. Trust me, it’s much more entertaining than it sounds: From the movie’s description: Set against the backdrop of today’s headline – 67% of Americans don’t approve of Obama’s economic policies, the film takes a provocative […]

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 1:02 pm » Comments Off

14th Amendment causes GOP split

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

Economist Christina Romer serves up dismal news at her farewell luncheon

 

Hands off my moonshine!

Posted by: Phineas on September 2, 2010 at 12:36 pm » 12 Comments

For something on the light side this morning, here’s a short video from Reason.TV arguing that outdated laws against amateur distilling (i.e., “making moonshine”) should be repealed, using analogies to craft brewing of beer by home brewers and micropubs: As a general principle, I have no problem with decriminalizing home distilling, as long as basic […]

 

Deval Patrick: “It’s a free country. I wish it weren’t, but … it’s a free country”

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 8:54 am » 17 Comments

Revealing. Via the Boston Herald: Independent gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill blasted Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday for appearing to suggest he wished America wasn’t as free so that last week’s Glenn Beck rally at the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King Jr. once spoke would never have happened. “It’s a free country. I wish it weren’t, […]

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 8:20 am » Comments Off

Scientist’s Firing After 36 Years Fuels ‘PC’ Debate at UCLA

 

Daily Mail

Posted by: ST on September 2, 2010 at 8:18 am » Comments Off

Yes, BBC was biased: Director General Mark Thompson admits a ‘massive’ lean to the left