Archive for August, 2011

Illegals get amnesty, everyone else on the dole. Yay!

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

I see where our drug police — including the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Drug Enforcement Agency — have found and seized four acres of scattered marijuana plants growing on Mount Charleston, northwest of Las Vegas. The pot farmers are bad people because they litter and sometimes hunt wildlife out of season, says Forest […]

This is what Obama calls ‘slashing red tape’

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Following up on a draft released in May, the Obama administration Tuesday outlined federal rules changes that it says will save private businesses about $10 billion over five years. The changes include accelerating payments to 60,000 small businesses working on Defense contracts, and requiring the Small Business Administration to adopt a single electronic application for […]

‘Terrified, dependent adults, timid in the face of new challenges’

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Last week, in response to Coercion-Schooling Secretary Arne Duncan’s Aug. 8 announcement that he would encourage all 50 states to apply for waivers of testing requirements under “No Child Left Behind” — the Secretary asserting such testing serves as an “Impediment” and “disincentive” to what America’s professional educrats are really supposed to be doing — […]

With ‘reform’ dead, why do we need the DOE?

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Mark Aug. 8 on your calendar. Few realize it, but the events of Aug. 5 through 8 marked the beginning of massive changes in America. No, I don’t write today about the overdue Standard & Poor downgrade of the actuarially bankrupt federal government’s bond rating, or even the (possibly more important) whining, petulant, vapid reaction […]

‘I resemble that remark’

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

It used to take years to get a book into print. And during the laborious process of re-keyboarding the manuscript, plenty of people had a go at the thing. Today’s technology has enormously speeded the process of creating a book from the author’s original computer disc. But in an era when young high school graduates […]