Monthly Archives: February 2012

Santorum Defines republican

Mitt Romney will be the republican nominee this fall, or the GOP power brokers have all lost their mojo. The K-Streeters losing their grip on the reins of power in the (once-)GOP would not in itself be a bad thing, … Continue reading

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Just Checking In

Updated to WP 3.3.1. Does it still work? Yep, but theme crashed. Working . . .

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The Race Is Shaping Up

So far the choices in 2012 boil down to this: republicans: Against birth control and pre-natal testing, but for transvaginal probes and doing away with medicare, social security, gay people, brown people, poor people, and unions (of course) to name … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Wisconsin, David Koch Has It Under Control

Silver-spoon scion of the founder of the John Birch Society David Koch is looking out for his Wisconsin interests: We’ve gotten pretty good at this over the years. We’ve spent a lot of money in Wisconsin. We’re going to spend … Continue reading

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A Chart That Never Gets Old

Back as a freshman engineering student I took an introductory economics class. Early on in the course a fellow engineer-to-be and I just rolled our eyes as the Professor went on and on about the basics of reading line graphs. Soon we … Continue reading

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It’s On!

Scott Walker (R-Kochistan) can no longer drag his heels on his imminent recall election. His days as Governor of Wisconsin are about to be numbered: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was just dealt a defeat in court, with Dane County … Continue reading

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republican Justice

The right wingers are always wrapping themselves in the flag while proclaiming their love of the Homeland. And yet, they rail against government, and cast aspersions on its utility. This happens when we arrest a terrorist rather than just shooting … Continue reading

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republican Math

The Democrats got their payroll tax cut extended for 10 months, but made some concessions (of course). As I’ve said before, I don’t like this “tax cut” because it depletes Social Security – which has been at the center of, … Continue reading

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Libertarians Unite! A New Way To Repeal Laws Is Revealed

When I read the logic of Kyle Jones (R-Threemartininlunchistan) for removing the legal enforcement of a worker’s right to a lunch break, I new this was powerful thinking which could be applied everywhere: New Hampshire Republicans, completely in the pocket … Continue reading

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What Do You Want (Please Be Specific)?

Whenever I hear people express opinions of the current state of education, my first thought is to ask, “What do you want out of public schools (please be specific)?” As it turns out, much of what people expect from schools … Continue reading

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