Then and Now… Inflation
THEN… Nov 9, 2010 : CBS – “Palin’s Stupid warning on coming inflation” (Multiple Stories) http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20022290-503544.html http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20022191-503544.html http://www.cbsnews.com/8300-503544_162-503544-6.html?categoryId=10299 and NOW: Jan 15, 2011 : CBS – “Nowhere to Hide” from Rising Food Price, Expert to Pay More for Meat, Many Fruits, Veggies, Restaurant Offerings http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/01/15/earlyshow/saturday/main7249451.shtml Don’t look now, but inflation is expected to hit food hard this year. Jan, 13 2011 : CBS – Higher | Read More »
Wife of Clarence Thomas Calls Anita Hill
No news here besides what is out there, but I’m trying to bend my mind around this. http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2010/10/virginia-thomas-leaves-anita-hill-a-voicemail-asking-for-an-apology-hill-says-no.html Let’s see: 20+ years ago, an African-American guy is up for Supreme Court nomination and stuff comes down to possible sexual harassment and the only evidence is a “he said, she said”… A few years later, a Caucasian guy as president, gets a blow job, sticks a | Read More »
What Happened to Global Warming News?
British Royal Society becomes Global Warming deniers http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete…=feeds-newsxml http://royalsociety.org/Royal-Societ…-change-guide/ http://opinion.financialpost.com/201…denier-nation/ Basically they say: that it impossible to know for sure how the Earth’s climate will change in the future nor what the possible effects may be. Some Quotes: “It is not possible to determine exactly how much the Earth will warm or exactly how the climate will change in the future, but careful estimates of | Read More »
Another 20% hike on Cigarettes? … Why not tax golfing?
President of the Georgia Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Jim Maran published a letter in the Gwinnett Daily Post on Saturday, March 20, 2010 titled: “Tobacco tax hike is the best way to offeset GA. budget shortfall”. Mr. Maran’s published letter is Here I’m tired of people trying to find arbitrary groups or activities to tax due to the shortcomings of politicians to run government prudently. | Read More »
Georgia College Tuition Hikes
When the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia is sitting on $ 50 billion dollars and the investment staffers get incredible raises and an average of $ 16,000 in bonuses in a year when they lost 13% of the fund’s value. Tuition is not the first place to look to make up budget shortfalls. This obnoxious above private industry level of benefits was built on the | Read More »
Raining on the GDP Parade
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released the “advanced” estimate for the 4th quarter GDP. Strike up the band and put the kiddies on your shoulders so they can see the parade of media and politicians marching and singing “the recession is over, the recession is over” as planes dragging banners pronounce the 4th quarter GDP was 5.7%! Thanks for the pomp, but the 3rd quarter | Read More »
Redistribution of Blame
I think it is time to socialize the political blame game. For the last two years the liberals, socialists, democrats and the main stream media have beat the drums incessantly regarding everything being Bush’s fault. It would seem that the “Blame Bush” mantra hasn’t been receiving as much traction lately from my own perspective as well as here, though many of the normal culprits would | Read More »