"There are men, in all ages, who mean to exercise power usefully; but who mean to exercise it. They mean to govern well; but they mean to govern. They promise to be kind masters; but they mean to be masters." Daniel Webster

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

The Sexual Assault on U.S. Military Members

According to the Department of Defense, the simple act of asking someone out on a date, and if they did not want to be asked out, has now been classified as an unwanted sexual contact or unwanted gender-related behavior, and it was counted in this survey.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Alice's Restaurant Massacree

Every time I got in my car today, it seemed this song was playing. i know it's long, but not hours long. Then I realized I had changed stations a few times, so it seems that every station in the tri-state area played it today, and I caught a bit of all of them.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Really, Facebook?

Fatties get Maria Kang banned.

Healthcare.gov: Planning and Reality

Clay Shirky notes that the White House was too cool to listen to its own experts.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Obamacare Forced My Mom Into Medicaid

Nicole Hopkins says her mom has never asked for a government handout, until Obamacare forced her to.

JFK Was No Consvervative

Gene Healy rips apart a little right-wing myth-making.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Inflation Targeting

Economist George Selgin notes that it has worked so well in the past.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Runaround Sue

Dion wrote and recorded this in 1961. I wonder if he would have predicted at that time that just two years later he would marry Susan Butterfield, the girl who inspired this, or that 50 years after that they'd still be married.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Thanks, Obamacare

A majority of Americans now say health care isn't the government's responsibility.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Obama vs. the Generals

A few days ago, Politico informed us that the president doesn't have a real relationship with his cabinet members, never really consults with them and doesn't seem to trust them. Now, they tell us the same is true of Obama and senior military leaders. Funny, they didn't report that last year.

An Ardent Communist Killed John F. Kennedy

You wouldn't know that if all you read was the New York Times.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

This Is Why I'm Opposed to Public Libraries

Library copy of "Fifty Shades of Grey" tests positive for herpes and cocaine.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Obamacare Scorecard

100,000 enrolled (kind of) vs. 5 million who have lost their insurance.

Former Federal Reserve Official Apologizes

Andrew Huszar says quantitative easing has hammered Main Street and helped only Wall Street.

Monday, November 11, 2013

It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is.

The Obama administration says you don't have to actually be enrolled in an Obamacare health insurance plan for it to count you as an enrollee.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Thirty eight years ago tonight.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

At American Universities

Women are always the victims, even when they are the victimizers.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Monday, November 4, 2013

Kris Kristofferson

He recently announced he has serious memory problems. Here he is in his prime.

Is the War on Pot Over?

It may be near an end.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

There Go My Retirement Plans

Business Week reports the market for old comic books is declining.

Subsidizing College Debt

Richard Vedder says it's time to Stopt.