Monthly Archives: December 2011

Crap!!!

Well, I guess I blogged too soon.   The incandescent bulb ban is still in effect.  The Republicans just cut funding for the enforcement of the ban.  But I can’t imagine Home Depot selling illegal light bulbs, even with no current … Continue reading

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Get a Government Job!

Just kidding. But soul destroying government jobs do tend to pay better than those in the private sector.  According to a report in the Federal Times: Federal workers made an average $75,296 in pay last year, plus $28,323 in medical, … Continue reading

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Romney Says He’d Vote for Ron Paul Over Obama

Really, he did! Here’s who else I’d vote for over Barack Obama: My next door neighbor.  I don’t know him that well, but he keeps the bushes trimmed between our properties so I don’t think he’d be sending illegal weaponry to … Continue reading

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Firefly Fans, Free Speech, and the University of Wisconsin

Back in September, the University of Wisconsin removed Professor James Miller’s Firefly poster, saying it “constituted a threat.”  So the professor put up a second poster which read: WARNING.  FASCISM.  Fasicsm can cause blunt trauma and/or violent death. That was … Continue reading

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Gee, We Couldn’t See THIS Coming: Obama Wants to Raise the Debt Limit

I dislike writing about things that are going to happen, because they may not.  On the other hand, when the White House floats these “we’re gonna do something soon” balloons, I suspect they’re waiting to see our reaction, so I’ll … Continue reading

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A caricature of a liberal

Eric Holder is quickly degrading into a caricature.  While these are usually amusing, it’s not so much when it’s our attorney general.  I realize that he, along with many liberals, can only see the world through their own brand of … Continue reading

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Economic Uncertainty and Taxes

So the Republicans have agreed to a two month extension of the payroll tax “holiday.”  A few points: There’s a good case to be made that economic uncertainty causes businesses to reduce long term investments (e.g. in things like employees), … Continue reading

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