Category Archives: politics

concerned abutters or just butting in

There’s a Mosque in the works for Harkness Road in Pelham and the neighborhood isn’t happy. Personally, I feel very sad that the folks I live near are so narrow minded that they use the excuse of a narrow street … Continue reading

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moral imbalance

Roger Lowenstein in the New York Times on Sunday: This [walking away from bad mortgages] would correct a prevailing imbalance: homeowners operate under a “powerful moral constraint” while lenders are busily trying to maximize profits

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Don’t like speed cameras? Use them to punk your enemies

I’m a year behind the times, but this is a good story… Don’t like speed cameras? Use them to punk your enemies “Students at Richard Montgomery High School in Maryland have discovered that they can duplicate the license plates of … Continue reading

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Absolutely appalling.

Yelling and talking over “guests” is not what I want to see or hear: MSNBC’s Ratigan Yells At Congresswoman (VIDEO) | TPM LiveWire Ratigan has a point but his rude behavior takes center stage and we’re left with nothing but … Continue reading

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Remember how the “left” is unbalanced and the right isn’t about hate…

Report: Unprecedented Number Of Death Threats Against Obama — And Secret Service Overwhelmed | TPM LiveWire “But the election of Barack Obama has increased threats against the president’s life by 400 percent from his predecessor, according to ‘In the President’s … Continue reading

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I agree: fire the judge

Newlywed won’t tolerate ‘overt racism’ by Louisiana official – CNN.com “The woman who was denied a marriage license by a Louisiana justice of the peace because he refused to marry interracial couples said the official should lose his job.” Absolutely.

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Closed Border, closed economy, closing opportunities | eaves.ca

I’ve been worried about this for ages. [Closed Border, closed economy, closing opportunities | eaves.ca][1] “All this may sound unfortunate but it has significant implications, political and economic implications. International travel to the United States is down 10% in the … Continue reading

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reality, not so mure

New GOP Meme On Joe Wilson: Obama Started It! | TPMDC “An interesting new pattern has emerged from some Republicans. Both during and after yesterday’s House admonishment of Rep. Joe Wilson’s (R-SC) outburst of ‘You lie!’ during President Obama’s speech … Continue reading

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When Getting Beaten By Your Husband Is A Pre-Existing Condition

this sounds bad… “With the White House zeroing in on the insurance-industry practice of discriminating against clients based on pre-existing conditions, administration allies are calling attention to how broadly insurers interpret the term to maximize profits. It turns out that … Continue reading

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Franklin is sad

Philadelphia Library – Closing “We deeply regret to inform you that without the necessary budgetary legislation by the State Legislature in Harrisburg, the City of Philadelphia will not have the funds to operate our neighborhood branch libraries, regional libraries, or … Continue reading

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