Tag Archive for Govt.

This AttackWatch Thing Is Orwellian As Hell

Orwellian, and downright creepy. Obama has a new AttackWatch site where you can turn in counter-revolutionaries. It’s like the East-German Stasi but the “Lite” version (so far). Tell Big Brother if your neighbor doesn’t tow the party line. I am…

Why Is The Tappan Zee Bridge Where It Is?

A very enlightening look at the way sausage is made, and government works. Consider this reason #14,933,201 almost everything is better in the private sector. Thanks to Dr. Mark Perry for the link. (pic via Wiki) [Note that this problem…

Whose side are you on?! (Hillary on Libya)

Wow, how much things change, how much they stay the same. Doesn’t Hillary sound a great deal like George W. Bush in the months following 9/11? At that time and for years afterwards he was excoriated by the political left…

Do You Think We Have a Spending Problem?

Chew on these numbers for a bit. U.S. funding for future promises lags by trillions – USATODAY.com: “The federal government’s financial condition deteriorated rapidly last year, far beyond the $1.5 trillion in new debt taken on to finance the budget…

82% of California Highway Patrol Officers …

82% of California Highway Patrol Officers in 2002 took disability retirements. And some still wonder why we have a public debt problem? The Unbroken Window – Fun Facts to Know and Tell – The Public Interest Edition: “And how about…