Monthly Archives: January 2012

Redact the address?

Caffeinated Politics had something to say in regards to the Recall petitions being posted online, and I had this to say in the comments: One person who is raising a concern is the victim of domestic violence and wasn’t aware … Continue reading

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Mandatory draft?

Althouse had a post about the idea of a national service program, and I had this (and a few other things as well) to say in the comments:   If we could re-boot our country then I would lean towards … Continue reading

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Safety and Collective Bargaining

At the Madison.com forums I had this to say in response to “I would be very interested to see items, when it comes to safety, that are removed because collective bargaining has gone away“:   While OSHA does a decent … Continue reading

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Good reason for drug laws?

Althouse posted a video called “This is what your brain on drugs really looks like“, and of course the thread turned towards the subject of the drug laws. This was what I had to say in the thread: When edutcher … Continue reading

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No need for BooBirds

Althouse posted a video about protesters attempting to disrupt the State of the State Speech, and I had this to say in the comments: That was rude. Walker’s policies are vile enough – there is no need for people to … Continue reading

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No good deed goes unpunished

Althouse made a post about American commandos rescuing two hostages in Somalia, and some people in the thread used the incident as a way to attack the politics of our President. I had this to say about that: I’m not a fan … Continue reading

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Defense cuts

Blackfive had a post regarding the proposed cuts to the defense budget, and I had this to say in response: I’ve heard it said that the USofA has more Admirals than ships and more Generals than regiments. Someone, anyone, tell … Continue reading

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C-c-changes

If you’ve been showing up every day just to see what happened on this day, well…I’m sorry. As much as I enjoy learning more about history (and yes, I picked up a lot of info for my useless-trivia-file) it started … Continue reading

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Vacation

“Vacation used to be a luxury, but in today’s world it has become a necessity.”   See ya in a few days….

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What Happened – January 10

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war” and the most recent is “2011 – 2010–2011 Queensland floods: Torrential rain in the Lockyer Valley region of South East Queensland, Australia causes severe flash flooding, killing … Continue reading

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