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Entries from November 2009

Just say “no” to ObamaCare

November 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Today’s Denver Post report on Democrats’ running roughshod over Republicans to pass Obama care contained this gem from Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform: “If you’re a Republican and the Democrats have an 80-vote margin in the House, your one job is not to put your fingerprints on the murder weapon.” There’s a time [...]

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Warning labels for baseball bats? Say it ain’t so!

November 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It’s natural to sympathize with the parents of Brandon Patch, the 18-year-old baseball pitcher who died after he was hit by a batted ball in 2003. Sooner or later, sympathy must yield to logic and reason, so when Brandon’s parents sued the bat’s manufacturer, Louisville Slugger, and a jury awarded them $850,000, they contributed to [...]

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Twitter is mental flatulence

November 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Kudos to David Harsanyi for his excellent column, “C’mon, admit it.  Twitter is useless.” To this point, I’ve found Twitter so aggressively worthless that I was forced to research exactly what I was missing. In the process, I stumbled across a useful New York Times tech column penned by David Pogue that clarified all. The [...]

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Ritter’s idea of ‘freeze’ more like a ‘slushie’

November 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Walk into a typical third grade classroom, and most students can explain what means to “freeze” something.  They can explain that when water freezes it becomes ice and is solid. “Little Billie” Ritter may have missed those lessons because, as governor, he regularly demonstrates a poor grasp of elementary science.

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The Secret of American Prosperity

November 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

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