Daily Archives: March 18th, 2011 «

 

Biden: GOP tax cutters are like rapists or something

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2011 at 8:45 pm » 15 Comments

This, from America’s second in command, folks: Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at a fundraiser in Philadelphia Friday, compared Republicans in Congress to people who excuse rapists by blaming their victims. The vice president, known for speaking his mind and at times putting his foot in his mouth, said that Republicans who want to cut […]

 

Because the right to Viagra equals the right to vote!

Posted by: Phineas on March 18, 2011 at 3:45 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas AFL-CIO Top Thug head Richard Trumka and his colleagues in the (shrinking) labor movement must live in a really good echo chamber, because only in a world isolated from reality could one claim that the struggle for African-American civil rights is the same as the tantrums being thrown by well-compensated public employees: […]

 

The future of US nuclear power after Japan

Posted by: Phineas on March 18, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Reason Magazine has a good article online looking at the the implications for the just-reviving nuclear power industry in the wake of the Sendai earthquake and tidal wave. After reviewing the damage at the Fukushima plants (they actually withstood the temblor surprisingly well, but the tidal wave that killed power to the […]

 

Friday/Weekend Open Thread

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2011 at 12:34 pm » 3 Comments

Having the day from you-know-where. Will check back in when I can.

 

CBS News

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm » Comments Off

Arizona lawmakers reject “birthright” immigration bills

 

AP

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Obama signs bill funding govt through April 8

 

Fox News

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From National Public Radio to National ‘Private’ Radio?

 

NYT

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U.N. Approves Airstrikes to Halt Attacks by Qaddafi Forces

 

MJS

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

Judge issues TRO barring implementation of public union law