The Bell Tower

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Pam Bondi “The lawsuit is based on the common sense notion that an individual’s decision not to purchase health insurance is not an act of ‘commerce’ that can be regulated unde... [More]



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The sky is literally falling. “Jones and his colleagues proposed that a group involving the world’s space agencies be established to pool resources to prevent such an asteroid’s impa... [More]

Garbage Picking “The chips will allow city workers to monitor how often residents roll carts to the curb for collection. If a chip show(s) a recyclable cart hasn’t been brought to the curb... [More]


Cash for Stupid

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One year later “In short, Washington spent nearly $3 billion to raise the price of mobility for drivers on a budget.” A year later: Cash for Clunkers is even dumber than our wildest imagi... [More]


Happy Labor Day!

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Awesome. “Teamsters Union 988 is holding the grand opening this weekend for its new union hall, which is expected to feature Teamsters President James P. Hoffa. But it has become a sour moment f... [More]


Policy Skepticism

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Exactly “Mead, who says that he is a skeptic about climate policy rather than climate science…” This is the best articulation of the position that most of the reasonable skeptics hav... [More]



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Another study “The researchers, led by Dr Amanda Cross of the National Cancer Institute, also found that the biggest carnivores among us were more likely to be non-Hispanic white, current smoker... [More]

Sound familiar? “Dannehy faulted the Justice Department for firing Iglesias without even bothering to figure out whether complaints about him were true. That indicated ‘an undue sensitivit... [More]



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Bigotry? “We felt the time had come to stand up and say, ‘It’s time for the tea party to be responsible members of this democracy and make sure they don’t tolerate bigots or bi... [More]

Nit picking “The events reported overnight in Connecticut reinforce my belief that passengers have rights and are entitled to fair treatment when they fly,” I know this is nit picking but... [More]