The president had no choice but to rely on BP's data on the size of the oil spill. Unfortunately, this is how the regulatory framework operates in the United States, particularly in the oil industry. By allowing the free market to govern itself, all information comes from companies that have an incentive to hide or distort information
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Not a minute into the game, a Slovenian gets bonked in the head by Clint Dempsey and rolls around on the ground like he’s the victim of Sarin gas. Get up, son!
The South African vuvuzela’s aren’t that big a deal. They are white noise. I’ve been to a football game with
The white sash on the
The zig zag on the Slovenian jerseys is reminiscent of Charlie Brown’s t-shirt. Charles Schulz must be big in
Yay solar!!! Among the electronic ads alongside the pitch is a sign for “Yingli Solar.” Having never heard of them before, I undertook extensive research by entering the name into Google. I discovered that Yingli is a Chinese company that makes solar panels. They sell lots of them in the
Therefore, by subsidizing the American buyer of Chinese solar panels, the American policy puts taxpayer directly money into an oppressive communist tyranny. It’s for the children!
Thirteen minutes into the game,
According to the announcer, you can fit 485
We just got a shot of an obese shirtless man drinking a beer in the stands. He had on no identifying paraphernalia, but was obviously an American. We lead the world in shirtless fat guys. In fact, we export more shirtless fat guys than
In the 35th minute,
According to announcer John Harkes, the
At halftime, he British play by play guy says the
How will the
They aired a commercial for the new movie “Jonah Hex.” Boy, does that look bad. Josh Broslin went from “No Country for Old Men” to “Jonah Hex.” There hasn’t been a follow up as bad since Louis Gossett followed up “An Officer and a Gentlemen” with “Enemy Mine.”
IN THE 47TH MINUTE LANDON DONOVAN MAKES IT A GAME!!! The score is now 2-1
A Slovenian goes down with a bump. Four emergency medical personnel in bright yellow raincoats come out with a stretcher to attend to him. If Obamacare is as good as World Cup care, we will all be fine.
Frankly, I’m glad the
Is it just me, or does
Friday, June 11, 2010
Army investigators at Arlington National Cemetery have found more than 100 unmarked graves, scores of grave sites with headstones that are not recorded on cemetery maps, and at least four burial urns that had been unearthed and dumped in an area where excess grave dirt is kept.The investigators found that these and other blunders were the result of a "dysfunctional" and chaotic management system at the cemetery, which was poisoned by bitterness among top supervisors and hobbled by antiquated record-keeping.
"... called Thursday for the U.S. to require that 30 percent of electricity be generated by renewable sources within a decade."
Thanks to federal stimulus dollars and Colorado Health Foundation funding, Colorado could be the first state where leaders from every school district learn to cook from scratch.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
"If the American people ever allow the banks to control the issuance of their currency, first by inflation then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers occupied. The issuing power of money should be taken from the banks and restored to Congress and the people to whom it belongs."