Archive for February 2nd, 2012

February 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm § in Misc.

California, while broke, spends $308,000,000 per execution!

from Huff Post California has rarely executed convicts since the death penalty was reinstated there in 1978, but the state has managed to spend $4 billion taxpayer dollars on capital punishment since then, according to a new cost analysis. The study, conducted over three years by a senior federal ju[...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am § in Misc.

The Bad News From The Presidents

Last Night at the Forum.  Some quick impressions Attendance from the UW was PITIFUL.  Few if any students showed up and, if there were any UW faculty, I did not recognize them. This made me ask myself why was this event happening?  Bruce Shepard (WWU), described the “biggest shock” fo[...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 2:14 am § in The Ave Scene

China: Seattle style

In celebration of the arrival of the Year of the Dragon, a variety of restaurants such as Fuji Bakery and Fu-Lin Ramen House will be offering $2 dishes at the Second Annual Lunar New Year Food Walk this Saturday from 11 am. While you are there … try the incredible dumplins at Shanghai Gardens [...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:47 am § in Politics

The Euro Bubble

The eurozone cannot survive in its current form – that is the alarming prediction of top economists and politicians of all political hues, among them the former Chancellors Alistair Darling, Nigel Lawson and Norman Lamont. READ MORE at The Independent.[...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

Andrew Sullivan on eBooks