Sarah Palin just won’t go away. The election is now two weeks behind us, and the news media can’t seem to get enough of her. Last week she was interviewed in her Wasilla kitchen by Fox’s Greta van Susteren (while making moose chili), and by NBC’s Matt Lauer (while making a halibut-and-salmon casserole). CNN’s Larry … Read more Sarah Palin and the politics of elitism — II
Much of the elite conservative punditry, those well-bred and well-paid right-wing columnists who write for the upscale opinion journals and the opinion pages of the “big” newspapers, have been having a field day this election season reminding us of the alleged shortcomings of Gov. Sarah Palin. George Will is only the latest of the breed … Read more Sarah Palin and the politics of elitism
Yesterday I went down to my state capital, which happens to be Annapolis, to lobby for the repeal of a six percent sales tax the State of Maryland plans to levy on computer services beginning this July. How this tax came about is a worthy subject for study by anyone who desires to understand how … Read more Phil’s not-so-excellent lobbying adventure
About a year ago my son could barely suppress his excitement as he told me that Ron Paul had decided to run for President. “Don’t expect him to win,” I told him. He replied, “Oh, but I do expect him to win!” What I miss most about youth — what I miss even more than … Read more Ron Paul has won!
“Are you cashing in on this?” So asked the subject line of an email my brother sent me in early 2003. “This” was what was described in an attached news story from a trade journal — I forget which one — as a “huge” and “desperate” shortage of information technology professionals, particularly software developers. That … Read more It’s not just Ron Paul