Month: April 2010

Thursday

Goyette on Inflation Spring kid activities leave little time for anything except work and . . . spring activities. I get most of my exercise by walking to work, …

Wednesday

Miscellany We talk about the “cradle to grave” welfare state, but I’ve applied that toward life’s underclass, those who get free lunches K-12, food coupons and welfare, Medicaid, etc. …

Tuesday

Happy Up Americans are rich, make no doubt about it. But we’re not happy. “Joyless lottery winners” is how a writer for The New Yorker says about us in …

Monday

Comical Queeridity Archie Comics is going gay! The gay’s name is “Kevin.” But they’re not trying to normalize homosexuality or anything like that, not at all: “The strapping blond …

Wednesday

Compost Land Last weekend, I ripped open the chicken-wired pile in my backyard and looked for compost. I’d been shoving my family scraps in the pile since December 2008, …

Tuesday

Alien Life I’ve never ruled out alien life, but I lean toward the scoffing mode. This book review raises some interesting points on behalf of the E.T. searchers. “Modern …

Monday

Words and Aprons “It depends on what the meaning of the words ‘is’ is.” That’s Bill Clinton’s grand jury testimony during Monicagate. He has now come a long way, …