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The Council Has Spoken!

Double Live ACORN

The Results from this week’s contest appear at the bottom of this post! In an unprecedented move I voted against my own submission that was in a two way tie for the crown of best non-council submission. This would have given me my first ever two week in a row [Read More]

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Nominations

Jordan Strips Its Palestinians Of Citizenship

Here’s yet another example of the Arab’s ‘compassion for their Palestinian brothers’- the Jordanian government is stripping its Palestinian Arabs of their Jordanian citizenship: Jordanian authorities have started revoking the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians living in Jordan to avoid a situation in which they would be “resettled” permanently in [Read More]

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Nominations

Texting My Doctor

I ended up taking a trip to visit my doctor at the hospital where he practices after spending the last couple of days ill in bed. Generally I love to visit my doctor because he is great, intelligent and has relatives in the UK which gives him a unique perspective [Read More]

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The Council Has Spoken!

Watcher’s Winners!!

(Image courtesy of Red Planet) An Interesting mix this week, and a boatload of fine entires from both the Council and their non-Council nominees. Congratulations to winning Council member The Provacateur for his article How Bonds Work (and How Current Policy Will Wreck Them and the Economy With It) and [Read More]

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Nominations

Sarah Palin Pulls The Trigger

Governor Sarah Palin’s announcement  that she was  resigning as Alaska’s governor and letting  her Lieutenant governor and political ally Sean Parnell  take over shocked the political world and pretty much sucked all the oxygen out the room for a couple of news cycles. She even knocked Micheal Jackson’s OD off the [Read More]

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Council Wisdom

Weekend Weasel: Paul Krugman and the Summer Re-Runs

The following article is crossposted from a Friday Council Member post at The Glittering Eye In reaction to yesterday’s reports of increasing unemployment, predictably Paul Krugman calls for another, bigger stimulus package: O.K., Thursday’s jobs report settles it. We’re going to need a bigger stimulus. But does the president know [Read More]

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Council Wisdom

The Declaration of Independence and . . . Chickens?!

John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence On July 4, 1776, American citizens made their Declaration of Independence known to the world. Although the bulk of the document is a catalog of very specific grievances against George III, the document is remembered for its stirring beginning, describing “unalienable” rights inherent in all [Read More]

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Nominations

Democrat or Decepticon?

UPDATE: My apologies as I omitted 4 entries from two council members, Right Truth and The Provocateur. Please see their Council and Non-Council entries. Decepticon Goal – Enslave and Punish! As you know the House passed the Waxman-Malarkey cap-n-tax global warming bill thanks in part to 8 sellout Republicans that [Read More]