Category: Stimulus

Monday churning

Monday churning

| April 20, 2009 | Reply

[For those of you coming in from Ace of Spades HQ, here’s the Atlas Shrugged review.] AFTERNOON LINKS ITEM: Visualization is always a good thing. The Heritage Foundation graphically illustrates the minuscule nature of Obama’s proposed¬† — and far from realized — cuts (hat tip to Instapundit): MORNING LINKS — things are heating up a […]

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Wednesday sings

Wednesday sings

| April 15, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS ITEM: Wondering where all those Tea Parties are taking place? Have a look. Hat tip to Instapundit. ITEM: Creeping socialism/fascism alert — A Greenville, Texas City Council member is arrested and removed from a City Council meeting for talking about a subject that the Mayor didn’t like. Pretty amazing video, including the attempt […]

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Tuesday stings

Tuesday stings

| April 14, 2009 | 2 Replies

[Here are Wednesday’s links as well] MORNING LINKS ITEM: USA Today has an outstanding article debunking the various myths about the Columbine shooters who killed just over a dozen of their fellow students 10 years ago: They weren’t goths or loners. The two teenagers who killed 13 people and themselves at suburban Denver’s Columbine High […]

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Saturday swans

Saturday swans

| April 11, 2009 | 3 Replies

OVERNIGHT LINKS ITEM: Why newspapers are dying — note the lead headline for the online version of the Denver Post: ITEM: Speaking of animals, this story of a dead whale on the beach at Del Mar brings up memories of one of Dave Barry’s funniest columns and the video that inspired it. ITEM: Y’know, articles […]

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Friday spawns

Friday spawns

| April 10, 2009 | 3 Replies

MORNING LINKS [Welcome to AoS readers, and thanks to Genghis for the links and the kind words! Feel free to bookmark ASIP! Also, my Saturday links are posted here, my Monday links are here, my Tuesday links are here, and my Wednesday links are here.] ITEM: Remember me quoting Machiavelli (“It is better to be […]

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Wednesday prawns

Wednesday prawns

| April 8, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS BREAKING NEWS: The American crew on that ship hijacked by Somali pirates has retaken control of the ship. A reminder to the world: don’t screw with Americans. ITEM: Two books you really, really should read are Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan, both by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. These are outstanding works that […]

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Tuesday dawns

Tuesday dawns

| April 7, 2009 | 1 Reply

AFTERNOON LINKS! Yes, there are actual afternoon links! ITEM: Maybe it’s because he paid all his taxes — actor Kal Penn (of the “House” TV series and the “Harold and Kumar” movies) joins the White House staff. ITEM: President Obama visits Baghdad. Good for him, and I mean that in all sincerity. My son Jon […]

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Monday yawns

Monday yawns

| April 6, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS — get ’em while they’re fresh ITEM:¬† “Should war be a game?“ is the fatuous subhead of the day, from an article talking about a new videogame recreating the battle for Fallujah (Iraq). The reporter shows no awareness that wargames have been around for centuries and that most of them do indeed “use […]

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Thursday peaks the arc

Thursday peaks the arc

| April 2, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS — a few updates of interest. MAJOR ITEM (bumped from overnight links): My co-blogger Bruce Henderson applies his intelligence background to the forthcoming North Korean launch and whether Japan will intercept it. Go read the article. ITEM: Hope and No Change: there’s a group that wants to repeal the 22nd Amendment so that […]

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Wednesday with the snark

Wednesday with the snark

| April 1, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS –first two are bumped from overnight links Item: (April Fool’s joke): The 2010 All New Omobile! ITEM (ah, if only it weren’t a joke): Obama forces GM chief out, puts Reid, Pelosi on leave ITEM (not a joke, but wouldn’t it be ironic?): Penn State researchers have discovered how to use microbes to […]

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