Archive for August 29th, 2015

August 29th, 2015 - 8:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Gerrymandering scheme backfires

Doesn’t sound like much has changed in Columbia, Missouri, since I lived there in the 1960s. Columbia, a city of about 117,000 people, is home to the University of Missouri and two other colleges; and many local business owners have prospered by exploiting the tens of thousands of students com[...]

August 29th, 2015 - 7:55 pm § in Politics

Wildfire victim’s “Medicare moment”

Remember the guy with the sign, “Keep government’s hands off my Medicare!”? Well, this guy wearing a t-shirt that says “Lower Taxes + Less Government = More Freedom” is thanking, you guessed it, taxpayer-supported firefighters for saving his home from wildfires near Oma[...]

August 29th, 2015 - 7:35 pm § in Misc.

Should fast food workers live on wages or welfare?

Over half of U.S. fast-food workers receive public assistance because they can’t subsist on their wages, according to the University of California-Berkeley Labor Center. (Read story here.) Would you prefer they earn enough to support themselves, or keep paying taxes for their welfare benefits [...]

August 29th, 2015 - 9:52 am § in Misc.

Hitler is free! What next?

Hitler Dec 21 1924[...]

August 29th, 2015 - 9:42 am § in Misc.



August 29th, 2015 - 6:45 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: What is Wrong About This Ad?