Archive for February 23rd, 2011

February 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm § in Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

The HEC Board Blues

by William Lyne Here at the blog, we are unabashed admirers of State Senator Scott White, not just because he is such a handsome and charming guy, but also because he is perhaps Olympia’s staunchest supporter of our state’s public universities. Senator White recently introduced [...]

February 23rd, 2011 - 11:36 am § in America

PIX: Is Walker the illegitimate child of Qaddafi?

The Atlantic: Governor Walker talking to a person he thinks is David Koch.  I wonder what would happen if Qaddafi called Walker? Click image to listen to the actual discussion from the Buffalo Beast Or go to the PI for a superb essay by Joel Connelly. Wisconsin and elswhere: Union busting as ‘[...]

February 23rd, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Jews, Misc., Science

How am I going to fill out the race forms?

Last Xmas, the genome company, 23andMe had a sale!  $100 for a genome.  My wife and I ordered our done and the results are in! One reason for doing this was to figure out how to fill in those damned forms that ask me to classify myself by race. Well, now I can and I […][...]

February 23rd, 2011 - 6:30 am § in Uncategorized

GOP Chair Kirby Wilbur, a Tea Party putsch?

Democrats Should Not Underestimate New GOP Chair Kirby Wilbur from publicola By Michael Hood, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 1:33 PM PubliCola asked talk radio watchdog Michael Hood, who blogs at Blatherwatch, to interview the new GOP state chair—and former KVI talk jock—Kirby Wilbur. Wilbur said [...]