Archive for May, 2010

The Council has Spoken 052810

Tweet I wanna change my clothes, my hair, my face Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen Who’s that young lady whom Bruce pulls onto the stage to dance with him? She’s a cougar now! What would happen if your not allowed to change your clothes and that restriction is due to someone else’s sensibilities? […]

You Keynes touch that

Tweet A study at Harvard Business School demonstrates that higher federal spending in a district corresponds with lower corporate spending (via memeorandum) A number of Council members have blogged about this. Bookwork Room observes: Business people understand what liberal policy wonks don’t: all that spending has to be paid for by taxes; all those taxes […]

Watcher Council Submissions May 26, 2010

Tweet I was just in the mood for some 70’s pop. Council Submissions The Colossus of Rhodey – Don’t know much ’bout history Rhymes With Right – Why Rand Paul Is, In A Sense, Both Right And More Principled Than Those Disagreeing With Him Mere Rhetoric – Arizona Democratic Rep: Yes To Boycotting Arizona, No […]

The Council has Spoken 052110

Tweet When I think back On all the crap I learned in high school It’s a wonder I can think at all Kodachrome – Paul Simon Please Note: I made an unfair assumption in my original post and have deleted that from the post. My apologies to Ms. Bradford. I know it’s not high school, […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations May 18, 2010

Tweet Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl) @ Yahoo! Video Yeah Brandy used to watch his eyes when he told his sailor’s story She could feel the ocean fall and rise, she saw it’s raging glory But he had always told the truth, Lord he was an honest man And Brandy does her best to understand […]

The Council has Spoken 051410

Tweet Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The chance won’t come again The Times they are a-changing – Bob Dylan The times are changing at the Watcher’s Council and not in a good way. We bid farewell to American Digest after an all to short stint on […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations May 12, 2010

Tweet I can’t keep up with what’s been going down Lawyers in Love – Jackson Browne It’s funny that with so much else going on in the world: terror, health care, a new British government, elections, and an oil spill that the biggest concern for so many people is who the next justice of the […]

The Council has Spoken 050710

Tweet If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all. Born Under a Bad Sign – Cream In this week’s council winning post,Dumb Luck Highlights Failure of the Obama Administration, The Razor writes: But dumb luck saved the day. No New Yorkers died on Saturday, and the only thing lost is […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations May 5, 2010

Tweet   I’ve got pieces of April, I keep them in a memory bouquet I’ve got pieces of April, it’s a morning in May Pieces of April – Three Dog Night I don’t have some topically relevant music today, but with the weather slowly getting warmer why not remember that when you first see this […]