People affected by offshoring should “stop whining.” (via InformationWeek) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue is promoting overseas outsourcing of jobs as a way to boost the economy and even increase employment–a stance that rankles jobless white-collar workers, particularly in the flagging technology industry. … Donohue acknowledged the … Continue reading “More Compassionate Conservatism”
(via Joe Bob’s Week in Review) The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project has spent the past three years planning to get the $10 bill changed to feature Reagan instead of Alexander Hamilton. Meanwhile, Representative Jeff Miller of Florida introduced a bill to put Reagan on the half- dollar coin, domain of JFK, while Representative Dana Rohrabacher … Continue reading “All about the Reagans”
(via The Laporte Report) John Kerry is being Google-bombed by conservative activists (“waffles” -> John Kerry). Since this web site has a high ranking for waffles and things related to waffles, I’m helping out our conservative friends so their efforts don’t become a miserable failure.
(via Joe Bob’s Week in Review) The Palme d’Or, top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, was awarded to Michael Moore for his documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11.” Isn’t it customary, when an American wins one of the world’s top competitions (Tour de France, Nobel Prize, Olympics), for the winner to be invited to the White House?
(via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener….) How many members of the Bush Administration are needed to replace a lightbulb? The Answer is SEVEN: one to deny that a lightbulb needs to be replaced one to attack and question the patriotism of anyone who has questions about the lightbulb, one to blame the previous administration for … Continue reading “Yet Another Bush Joke”
(via Eschaton) NYT: Across town, Mr. Bush called for a continuing battle to end racial equality, and pointed to his No Child Left Behind law as the way to accomplish that. Just in case the Times fixes their “error”:
(via APS – What’s New by Bob Park – April 16, 2004) HAFNIUM-178: JUST WHEN YOU THINK LIFE CAN’T GET ANY SILLIER. The cover of Popular Mechanics for May proclaims the dawn of the age of atomic airplanes powered by miniature nuclear reactors. These are not old-fashioned fission reactors. These are the new “quantum nucleonic … Continue reading “Illudium PU-36”
Here’s a well-documented flip flop list from the Center for American Progress. kos has a summary.