Let’s defeat terrorists by literally dropping a million satellite-linked internet devices directly into the hands of people around the world.Read Full Post
Archive for December, 2009
I just looked at Amazon. The overall ranking for OOBonomics is no longer expressed in exponential notation. More importantly, it ranks as the #84 release in the business book category. This is quite a feat considering that (1) it is not a business book and (2) it hasn’t been released.
For those of you who aren’t [...]
I hate to be one of those I-told-you-so guys (not!) but way back in April I predicted a second round of stimulus, in 2010. I pointed that that the housing bubble was like heroin, and the first stimulus was like Methadone to prevent the economy from going “cold turkey” after the housing bubble burst. (That [...]Read Full Post
For about 30 years term limits have regularly popped up as a solution to get rid of ossified corrupt politicians who don’t do anything for the public good, in order to replace them with impotent freshman back-bench legislators who can’t do anything for the public good.
What if there were a way to have term limits apply only [...]
This “dual pool” concept provides free abortion coverage if desired without paying for it out of federal funds. If adopted, this propose would remove the House-Senate schism over federal funding. (This assumes that Stupak is watered down in conference.)Read Full Post
This posting is reprised from February, when New Hampshire did the same thing that New York just did yesterday. Both legislatures missed an opportunity to come up with a “radical centrist” answer that would satisfy all but the extremists on both sides.
With all the major problems the country faces, I hate to use up valuable electrons by [...]
Remember, this is a COMPROMISE to convince a few of the 60 Senators to set aside their objections to an abortion rider fait accompli to support health reform. (Curiously, I myself am quite ambivalent about health reform itself– but if it dies, it should be on merit and not due to a solvable issue left unaddressed [...]Read Full Post