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Econ 101: On Deficit Spending

As long as we're knee-deep in economic theory today, I thought I'd touch on something else that's been bouncing around the Blue Hog Hollowed-Out...

End-of-Week Miscellany: Snow Day Linkdump Edition

"Look at the big jerk. He ruined my life, and for what? A STUPID KID! Because of you, I am stuck in this frozen...

Adventures in Idiocy: Worst Letter to the Editor, Dec. 8, 2010

Continuing my current favorite feature, let's peek at page 9B of the good ol' Democrat-Gazette and see what we can see. Hmmm...a letter suggesting restricting...

Econ 101: “Compromise” And Other Euphemisms

First, three thoughts. 1. Let's be really, really clear about what the GOP were saying by demanding all-or-nothing on the extensions. Roughly translated, it was:...

AR-04: A New Rankin Ad, Now With 100% More Canine Humor!

Bullet-point reactions because this does not warrant full paragraphs: "The problem is, this 'blue dog' won't bark."  I'm guessing someone in Rankin's camp made that...

Think Tank Memorial End-of-Day Miscellany

According to the Kubler-Ross model, there are five discrete stages people go through when dealing with grief or tragedy: denial ("No...no...this isn't happening! Lalalalalala,...