Archive for September 10th, 2011

September 10th, 2011 - 9:44 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

The covert commander in chief

Over at the Washington Post  David Ignatius, has a great essay on Obama’s political faults vs. Obama’s management style.  I agree with Ignatius on most of this but suggest that the word “covert” is misplaced.  Dick Chaney was a covert commander in chief.  Barack Obama is [...]

September 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm § in Schools & Colleges


Now is the the time to dream. New stadium, new year .. Penn State v Huskies … Dream Game?????[...]

September 10th, 2011 - 8:25 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Last redoubt in Libya

Pro-Gaddafi forces are mounting a fierce defence of Bani Walid, one of the four towns that remain loyal to the colonel. Libyan fighters say the town contains more loyalists than expected and National Transitional Council troops pulled back to avoid casualties.[...]

September 10th, 2011 - 8:22 am § in Misc.


The AVE has reported previously that the private ivies, because they subsidize tuition by merit scholarships, are actually a lot mess expensive than public schools like the UW.  While the UW and its peer public ivies drift toward a financially elite status, “private ” schools like Princ[...]

September 10th, 2011 - 6:01 am § in Misc.

Workshop on anthroposophistry sponsored by University of Minnesota : Next Week

from Pharyngula David Colquhoun has posted an excellent series of posts on the Steiner Waldorf schools, 19th century crackpottery that persists even now, by hiding their fundamentally pseudoscientific basis under a fog of fancy invented terms. He discusses their goofy philosophy of anthroposophistry[...]