Monthly Archives: June 2015

What’s the Matter with Kansas?

For those of you who haven’t been following this — and really, why would you unless you happen to live in Kansas? — the state of Kansas has been running a several year long experiment in trickle down economics to … Continue reading

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More Abortion Hijinx in Texas

Yesterday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2013 Texas law with significant abortion restrictions, that will force the closure of all but seven of the 40 remaining abortion clinics remaining in Texas. This is the law that prompted … Continue reading

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Harvard Doesn’t Need This Gift

If there was ever a university that doesn’t need a preposterously large gift, it’s Harvard University. And yet, it was reported just the other day that billionaire hedge fund manager John A. Paulson has given $400 million to the engineering … Continue reading

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Sepp Blatter Finally Resigns, World Fails to Celebrate.

It took a while, but Sepp Blatter finally did the right thing and resigned as the head of FIFA. Not that that’s really a cause for celebration. I mean, it is a cause for celebration. And it’s not a cause … Continue reading

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Kudos to Rand Paul . . . and Edward Snowden.

A1SkepticWell, you have to give Senator Rand Paul credit for the following: unlike a lot of his Republican brethren, at least he’s consistent. He doesn’t want the government in our lives, and that includes the security apparatus of the government … Continue reading

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