Daily Archives: November 18th, 2012 «

 

Pension crisis hits Oregon, collapse of progressive model continues

Posted by: Phineas on November 18, 2012 at 3:30 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas From the sound of this post by Walter Russell Mead, it looks like whoever manages Oregon’s state pension fund made the same mistakes we made here in California: expecting the extraordinary returns on investments enjoyed during the boom years to continue forever and then making big commitments based on those faulty expectations. And […]

 

Your “something’s fishy” moment of the day

Posted by: Phineas on November 18, 2012 at 2:39 pm » 11 Comments

**Posted by Phineas From Florida, where Rep. Allen West is waging a battle to get a recount in St. Lucie county: Just as background, one precinct has 7 voters registered and yet recorded about 900 votes. That’s a 13,000 percent turnout. Call me crazy, but I think Congressman West has reason to be suspicious. Information on how […]

 

Sunday Football Open Thread: Bucs at #Panthers

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:49 pm » 5 Comments

The Panthers take on the Bucs today here at home, and after the embarassing loss we had playing the Broncos, I’m hoping we’ll rebound this week. But am not optimistic. I actually stopped watching the game midway through the 3rd quarter last Sunday – something I almost never do. We have to do better today. […]

 

Sohrab Ahmari

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:24 pm » Comments Off

Read: How Free Speech Died on Campus

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:22 pm » Comments Off

Developing: U.S. Fears a Ground War in Gaza Could Hurt Israel and Help Hamas

 

Ballot Box

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:20 pm » Comments Off

Oh My: Rep. West wins legal challenge

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:19 pm » Comments Off

Sigh: Photo: Obama imitates gymnast McKayla Maroney’s ‘not impressed’ look

 

Guardian

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2012 at 12:18 pm » Comments Off

World: 56% of Britons would vote to quit EU in referendum, poll finds