Archives for: February 2011

Backbone Radio, February 27, 2011

For a preview of tonight's "Backbone Radio" show, with Krista Kafer sitting in for Ross Kaminsky -- and Krista's interesting lineup of guests -- please see the Backbone Radio web page here:… more »

The face of evil at the NEA

H/T Keith D. Although this video is two years old, its message is perhaps more important today than ever and highlights how the National Education Association is truly the enemy of this nation's children, a wolf in sheep's clothing using our boys and… more »

Remember who our friends are

I was reminded by Tuesday's insightful comment by "The Freak" about sticking with our friends (and interests) of an interview I heard almost two weeks ago on BBC News.  I've been trying to find it on their web site and sent the BBC an e-mail which has… more »

Get the federal government out of marriage

I've written for years on these pages that I oppose gay marriage only to the extent of federal government involvement. More fundamentally, I believe any two people should have the right to make any contract they want to (as long as it doesn't infringe… more »

Real estate versus the economy

On Tuesday, Standard and Poors (S&P) released its December 2010 Case-Schiller Index and report for home prices in 20 major metropolitan areas around the US.  The index fell 3.9% year-over-year, the biggest drop since December, 2009, with only San… more »

The union enemy

I will occasionally be posting stories from other web sites showing the face of the enemy in America: public sector unions and the goons who support them.  It's an ongoing theme on these and many other people's web pages, and it's not going away. … more »

Bloomberg: U.S. Leads in Nobels, Trails in Alleyway Sex

Bloomberg News columnist Caroline Baum has written a refreshingly positive article about the US, notable as much for reminding us how unusual a positive article is as for the things we should be positive about:… more »

Today's parenting lesson: couscous

Do not offer a 3-year old a dinner including couscous unless you have a very good -- and fully charged -- dustbuster. more »

The Dems versus the Italians

There's an old joke that goes something like this:  What's the first thing they teach in Italian military school.  Answer: How to surrender. Something about the image of Democrats fleeing Wisconsin and now Indiana strikes me as almost comical, along th… more »

Markets roiled by Libya and more

About an hour before the stock market opens on Tuesday (with Monday having been a holiday), the market looks set for a modestly sharp fall, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures down about 82 points and S&P 500 futures down about 16, or about… more »
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