Monthly Archives: August 2012

2011 Tour postcard: Misc Postcard 7

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Ew. Worse than I thought.

“Romney, on the other hand, is a perfect representative of one side of the ominous cultural divide that will define the next generation, not just here in America but all over the world. Forget about the Southern strategy, blue versus … Continue reading

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2011 Tour postcard: Misc Postcard 6

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Misanthropy anyone?

“The Skidelskys have an exalted conception of leisure. They say that the true sense of the word is ‘activity without extrinsic end’: ‘The sculptor engrossed in cutting marble, the teacher intent on imparting a difficult idea, the musician struggling with … Continue reading

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MSM: lying or just lazy, all the same stuff

“Readers are no doubt meant to interpret this as saying that CBO found that the Act will increase the deficit. But anyone who actually read, or even skimmed, the CBO report (pdf) knows that it found that the ACA would … Continue reading

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2011 Tour postcard: Misc Postcard 5

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Soylent Green is people, too

“Facedeals works like this: a camera is installed in a business, let’s say a shop. The Facedeals camera scans your face when you enter the shop, checks you in on Facebook and sends your phone a text message offering you … Continue reading

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Our Post Office

“The Postal Service attributed the net loss mostly to a 2006 law requiring that the agency prefund future retirees’ health benefits, amounting to a $5 billion payment each year for 10 years. The agency defaulted on a $5.5 billion payment … Continue reading

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2011 Tour postcard: Misc Postcard 4

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Hooray for Procter & Gamble

“‘We believe it is in the best interest of California, our company, and our consumers for the state to maintain fair and competitive tax policies for all businesses operating in the state,’ wrote Patrick L. Hayes, Procter & Gamble’s associate … Continue reading

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2011 Tour postcard: Misc Postcard 3

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