Monthly Archives: March 2011

How the House Democrats Should Call the Republicans’ Bluff on the Shutdown

Stop enabling the Republicans: make them act like grownups and govern.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Funding | 3 Comments

Dear Left: Re. Libya, Why Do You Think Obama Will Do What You Want Done?

Because that’s not been his MO so far. I hope I’m wrong, but a good outcome will happen only if Obama doesn’t play true to type.
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Posted in Libya, Military | 21 Comments

Links 3/27/11

Links for you.
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See Scott (Brown). See Scott Beg (from Koch. For $$$). Beg, Scott, Beg

Way to keep it classy, Senator.
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Posted in Bidness | 5 Comments

Why ‘Good People’ Should (Sometimes) Walk Away from Their Mortgages

It’s good financial sense.
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Posted in Bidness, Big Shitpile, Housing | 31 Comments

Links 3/26/11

Links for you.
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Boston Public Library To Be Closed Sundays

What’s really shameful is that in a wealthy city, in a wealthy state, in a wealthy country, we can’t seem to find the money to keep libraries open, but we can start wars of choice.
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Posted in Funding, Libraries | 2 Comments

Why Federally-Funded Academics Should Seriously Consider Blogging Pseudonymously

“They’re trying to intimidate me. What they’re saying is that if an academic raises these kinds of questions, we’re going to make his life really uncomfortable.”
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Posted in Bloggity Blog, CIA Spy Shit, Civil Liberties, Funding | 4 Comments

Links 3/25/11

Happy Friday! Links for you.
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Chris, Scientists Who Speak Well Do Put the Conclusions First

All of the Mad Biologist’s rhetorical gall can be divided into three parts.
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Posted in Public Speaking | 6 Comments