WASHINGTON — Seven months after taking office, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is reshaping the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division by pushing it back into some of the most important areas of American political life, including voting rights, housing, employment, bank lending practices and redistricting after the 2010 census.
As part of this shift, [...]
Archive for August, 2009
This NYT piece from last April by John Tierney brings a whole new perspective to the debate about energy and global warming. This short piece finally makes all of the parts in the debate and research make sense.
Here is the NoSpeedBumps list, listed in priority of the most to least important, for dealing with global [...]
The death panels have arrived sooner than expected.
Their deaths can be slow, violent and painful to watch. Some die quickly, others put up a fight.
Watch the corvette below breath its last gasps after being pronounced death-worthy by the government and then fed the poison. (… And isn’t this all a little crazy, destroying useable cars?) [...]
Left wingers are a funny bunch. They wear their intolerance on their sleeves. A current example is where lefties are all in a tizzy because Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey wrote an op ed piece in the WSJ where his views were non-”progressive”. I thought everyone he said was just about spot [...]
In the abstract, government planning of health care sounds like it could be made efficient and fair. Handcuff or eliminate the private insurance companies, and eliminate their middleman overhead charges, and costs can be reduced. Just like socialism can be made to sound good on paper, government planned health can be made to sound good. [...]
I more and more think that all of the steps being demanded of us regarding global warming are all nonsense. If data someday conclusively shows the earth is truly warming, then with technology advancing so rapidly, surely we will be far better tooled to deal with it a couple of decades from now. The important [...]
More videos at NotSoSure.com. Their news links regarding health care reform are here.