Monthly Archives: May 2008

Fun & Frivolity: 50 Years Of Math Education

This week’s finishing fun and frivolity highlights the evolution of our educational system: 1. Teaching Math In 1950sA logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2.

Posted in Fun and Frivolity

Environmentalists Wild Predictions

Here's a great article by Walter E. Williams that gives us some history of environmentalist wacko claims: Now that another Earth Day has come and gone, let's look at some environmentalist predictions that they would prefer we forget. At the

Posted in Environment, Leaning Left

The Polar Bear Fiasco

Well, the wacko environmental nitwits have scored a major victory with the recent kerfuffle about polar bears.  In case you haven't seen it, polar bears have been added to the 'threatened' species list due to global warming.  Problem is, they're

Posted in Environment, Leaning Left

War Rumblings

I've got a bunch of war stories that I wanted to pass along to you.  First, let's start with some more good news: attacks in Iraq are at a 4-year low.  What we're seeing now is success that only the

Posted in Israel, War on Terror_Radical Islam

Link Roundup

Here is today’s link roundup. It’s a bit of a mish-mash, so I didn’t even mess with categorization. Still, it’s good stuff, so check it out! If we could talk to the animals. Wisdom from Teddy Roosevelt. Feminism meets motherhood

Posted in Links

Sound Familiar?

A great piece from Victor Davis Hanson: Here is how our baby-boom generation solves problems: — Recently, George Bush went to Saudi Arabia to ask the ruling House of Saud to pump more oil. That request had about as much

Posted in General Politics, Leaning Left

Commenting On Obama’s Latest Gaffe

In response to my post about Obama’s latest gaffe (confusing the Nazi concentration camp that his uncle helped liberate), an anonymous person commented that this simple mistake shouldn’t make him unqualified for President, as I suggested. Apparently, this is a

Posted in General Politics

The Culture Of Death

For once, I’m not going to use the words ‘culture of death’ in reference to Islamic radicalism. Instead, I’m going to use it in reference to the American Left. Ken Connor writes a column at Townhall.com that illustrates how the

Posted in Abortion_Stem Cells, General Politics, World Events

Bailout Madness

Michelle Malkin has the run-down on one of the people who stands to benefit from a mortgage bailout: California Democrat Congresswoman Laura Richardson. The summary: Quick refresher: On May 21, we learned that Richardson had bailed on a Sacramento home

Posted in General Politics, Liberal Hypocrisy

In Defense Of Voter ID

Missouri is one of the battlefront states in the voter ID battle this year, with a potential bill saying that not only is it okay to require voter ID, but that citizenship must be verified for anyone to be registered

Posted in General Politics, Judiciary_Legal
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