Dateline Portland Oregon, January 2012: Tonight’s “Laughing at Liberal Loons Moment” comes at the expense of Mayor Sam Adams who apparently can not tell when people are laughing *AT* him rather than *WITH* him. A new episode of Portlandia pokes fun at the Adams Bag Ban and the reduction in individual freedoms that it bring [...]
“Peaceful protesters” in San Francisco broke into an abandoned hotel, gathered up Bibles still remaining in the guest rooms, and carried them up to the roof – where they began throwing them at police on the street below. They threw bricks, as well.
Occupy San Francisco’s “Day of Action” turned violent Friday night when prote [...]
General Electric’s now trying to convince
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folks who’ve bought wind turbines from them to augment their purchases by buying their solar panels as well. What their line is: winds blow strongest at night, solar works best during the day – so installing both makes good economic sense.
The reality: the US [...]
In the 2008 election, 68 percent of new young voters overwhelming chose to vote for Obama and the Democrats’ socialist agenda. That’s a scary statistic, but it’s no accident. It’s the result of a patient, long-term strategy on the part of leftist social reformers, and it’s finally coming to fruition.
The majority of new voters were all [...]
A $7 billion investment in transportation could yield six times that in economic benefit and 184,000 jobs, the Washington Roundtable said in a new study Tuesday. With the Legislature deadlocked on a transportation package valued at $10 billion to $12 billion over the last two sessions, the Roundtable study is a means of applying some […]
1) Two shooting happened at a war memorial in Ottawa, Canada. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was murdered. Please hug, virtually or in reality, any Canadian you know. 2) A bomb that went off outside of Cairo University today wounded 11 people. Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) claimed responsibility for the bombing. 3) Sit-in protests in the capital […]
Sunday October 19, 2014 Despite the spread of Ebola in places like the U.S., Nigeria has gone 42 days without any new infections and has been declaredEbola free by the World Health Organization. Senegal also appears to be free of the virus. Elections for nonpermanent members of the UN Security Council took place this week. […]
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CNN breathlessly reports that, in a “surprising comeback” over the past 10 to 15 years, “passenger rail has seen a resurgence in ridership.” The article is accompanied by 14 beautiful photographs of passenger trains, nearly all either tourist trains or trains in other countries and none of Amtrak, the near-monopoly provider of intercity passenger rail […]
In an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal, the Antiplanner argues that transit agencies in medium-sized cities such as Albuquerque should experiment with “bus-rapid transit lite”–meaning increasing bus frequencies, reducing the number of stops so as to speed schedules, and prepayment of fares to speed loading of passengers. But dedicating traffic lanes to buses
The Forest Service has historically been dominated by foresters and engineers, so a wildlife biologist who joined the agency in 1978 wouldn’t expect to advance very far. But after getting a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of California at Berkeley, Hal Salwasser went to work for the Forest Service and quickly moved up […]