Archives for: April 2009, 28

Specter avoids losing GOP primary by switching parties

In a great example of someone who has outlived (professionally speaking) his usefulness, Pennsylvania Republican Senator Arlen Specter announced that he'll be switching to the Democratic Party. While he made noises about the GOP having moved far to the… more »

Obama's $100 million "budget cuts" in perspective

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Can someone please explain...

I was wondering if someone can truly explain to me the Japanese obsession with photographing what seem to us non-Japanese as truly banal travel minutiae. The question arises because yesterday, while my wife and I were sitting at a cafe/restaurant here i… more »