Monthly Archives: March 2009
A Pound’s a Pound the world around
I used to keep one note and one coin from every country I visited. Continue reading
Sozzlehurst and Hiccup
Our party was on the front page of every national newspaper. Continue reading
The thing that most astounds me about the strip-search case currently before the supreme court An assistant principal, enforcing the school’s antidrug policies, suspected her of having brought prescription-strength ibuprofen pills to school. One of the pills is as strong … Continue reading
Beginning at the End
At last, there is a reason to read Rolling Stone. As complex as all the finances are, the politics aren’t hard to follow. By creating an urgent crisis that can only be solved by those fluent in a language too … Continue reading
What is education for?
I just got through reading Charles Murray Real Education so I was perfectly primed to be alarmed by this passage Teachers can’t prepare for the content of the tests and so they substitute practice exams and countless hours of instruction … Continue reading
I’ve lost track… are conservatives for or against political correctness?
N-400 to the bottom of the pile
This is outrageous. The House overwhelmingly approved on Thursday a near total tax on bonuses paid this year to employees of the American International Group and other firms that have accepted large amounts of federal bailout funds, rattling Wall Street … Continue reading
I was fully expecting to come out as moderately conservative until about halway through when they asked all the questions about leaving poor people out to die. Give it a try and report back.
Here’s a cool list of essential Life Skillz from Easily Distracted. The insides and workings of a computer, and how to replace and add components to one. How an operating system works. How to customize an operating system. File systems. … Continue reading