Monthly Archives: November 2009
That’s right, the annoying Grey Power commercials are ending according to company president, Catherine Smola. Grey Power invites us to contemplate the injustice of having to pay the same insurance premiums as the heroine when you’ve clearly earned the right … Continue reading
The biggest news in the battle over hearts and minds that is climate debate, is the so-called Climategate story. The Climate Research Unit of East Anglia University was hacked and thousands of emails from prominent man-made global warming scientists (IPCC … Continue reading
I really don’t like encountering the word ‘comptroller.’ That is all.
Much praise this week for Harley Hotchkiss, local businessman, who donated 40 million dollars of his money to the University of Calgary brain research institute that he started in 2004 with a 10 million dollar gift. From a conversation with … Continue reading
I found it completely unsurprising that White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs defended Karzai’s de facto rule in Afghanistan. Without wincing, Gibbs claimed that Karzai had a majority “even if you took out all the fraudulent votes.” That’s the impossibly … Continue reading