Daily Archives: May 14, 2010
I’m not sure I’d consider the obvious failure of our War on Drugs a bombshell, but this article has some terrific stats about how ridiculously expensively massive the failure has been:
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The Associated Press has just dropped a bombshell on America’s longest running war and the headline says it all: “The US Drug War has Met None of its Goals”.
The Austrian School of Economics dates its beginnings back to the publication in 1871 of a slender volume: The Principles of Economics(GrundsÃ¤tze der Volkwirtschaftslehre) by Carl Menger. The adjective "Austrian" was meant to be derogatory, introduced by economists of German school of historicism to ridicule Menger's idea of basing economic science on axiomatic foundations, on the pattern of logic and mathematics. The root of the word "Austrian" is "East", so the connotation of "Austrian
What a day Friday was! The Daily Bell began its coverage of both the falling euro (and the failing EU) by pointing out that (as predicted), the power elite and the EU political elite, particularly, were using the EU "crisis" as a way to call for increased centralization (EU Leaders Seek 'US of Europe'). But then came the news that Nicolas Sarkozy of France had threatened to withdraw France from the EU if Angela Merkel of Germany didn't go along with the EU's just-announced trillion-dollar
A candidate with huevos Not saying a woman couldn’t do it, just doubtful if the woman GOP candidate in the race today can. Same goes for the man. Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner seem to me to be two people looking for significance in their lives, much like Carly Fiorina in the Senate race. They […] Continue reading
Fallin political mailer “prepared, published and mailed at taxpayer expense” Continue reading
By Shelli Dawdy
This is almost laughable. Almost.
I find no small irony in the fact that the discussion about the City of Lincoln budget conveniently occurs after the primary election is over. It’s particularly convenient this year following the full court press (yes, pun intended) to build a new arena.
A budget discussion at this point is […] Continue reading
G.W. Schulz joined the Center for Investigative Reporting in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal justice and the changing national landscape in news media for the San Francisco Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa Weekly here in Oklahoma. http://www.CenterforInvestigativeReporting.org Howard Houchen is running […] Continue reading