Monthly Archives: July 2009

Friday Links

Happy Weekend! (in a few hours, anyway). Here are some links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 2 Comments

Should Housing Prices Be Rising?

If it’s really happening, I’m not convinced this is a good thing.
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Posted in Housing | 10 Comments

Is Expanding Bicycle Use in Boston a Good Thing…

There are ways to get people out of cars; this isn’t a good one.
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Posted in Automobiles, Boston, Urban Planning | 20 Comments

No, Benen, The Modern GOP Is Voinovich’s Fault

Senator Voinovich made his choice. Let him live with it.
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Posted in Conservatives | 7 Comments

Methland, Lobbying, and Why We Don’t Have an Addiction-Free Decongestant

Lobbyists successfully killed the adoption of a better amphetamine that would not only have damaged the meth trade, but also would increase treatment options for people.
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Posted in Drugs | 5 Comments

No, Benen, The Modern GOP Is Voinovich’s Fault

Senator Voinovich made his choice. Let him live with it.
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Posted in Conservatives | 5 Comments

Tuesday Links

Happy Tuesday! Here are some links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 2 Comments

The Maturation of Charter Schools and Their Teachers

We need to realize that teaching is a skilled profession and should be compensated as such, regardless of the school administrative structure.
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Posted in Education, Unions | 5 Comments

Why Don’t People Understand the Concept of Tax Brackets?

It’s remarkable that people think that increases in the top tax bracket are ‘retroactive’ towards lower brackets.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Taxes | 36 Comments

On Work and Time in Science

How long do you work as a scientist, and why is that?
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Posted in Bidness, Education, Management | 16 Comments