Entries by DougJ

Immigration rallies again

I have not been able to find any info about immigration rallies in Rochester proper though there is one in nearbyish Albion. Anne Laurie has already touched on this but I would be curious to hear any news coverage of immigration rallies in your area. And of course first-person info is great.

Back to the dark ages

On the heels of the Arizona anti-teacher assault, comes this in Virginia (via Thers): In papers sent to UVA April 23, (Virginia Attorney General) Cuccinelli’s office commands the university to produce a sweeping swath of documents relating to Mann’s receipt of nearly half a million dollars in state grant-funded climate research conducted while Mann— now […]

Let us savor

Along with Marvin Gaye’s rendition of the national anthem at the 1983 All-Star game, this is the clip that makes me feel best about being an American. Wow! Wow, what an honor! The White House Correspondents’ dinner. To actually — to sit here at the same table with my hero, George W. Bush, to be […]

Freakonomics

The National Review sure has some strange views on economics. First of all, they now believe that economic growth equals communism (via Brad DeLong). And then there’s this, from one of John Derbyshire’s bankster friends: Go ahead and continue to take us down, but you’re only going to hurt yourselves. What’s going to happen when […]