As someone who once had a lot of fun bowling in leagues -- and, yes, even watching the pro matches on television -- I found this interesting and even a little depressing:
I remember being surprised if not downright shocked when William F. Buckley, at the time the most prominent conservative thinker around, not only softened his stand on marijuana but even went out beyond the three-mile limit and actually tried the stuff. Now we have Michelle Malkin, no slouch when it comes to conservatism, rethinking the issue for personal reasons:
Boy, someone sure is clueless, and this time I'm pretty sure it isn't me. Obamacare supporters have made their own version of the famous Gadsden "Don't tread on me" flag that has become an adopted banner for the Tea Party and libertarian movement. Here are the original and the Obamacare version.
Ready for one of those "Thank God I live in this country" moments?
A court in Egypt has sentenced 528 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to death.
They were convicted of charges including murdering a policeman and attacks on people and property.
The group is among some 1,200 Muslim Brotherhood supporters on trial, including senior members.
Last year, Indiana became one of the few states to pass a law requiring anti-bullying programs. Schools are required to offer programs and training for students and staff on preventing and identifying bullying, which is defined as "an imbalance of power, with a pattern or repeated acts over time, or acts done with the intent to cause harm."
As this story notes, schools are now working to comply with the law:
First lady Michelle Obama told students that freedom of speech should be a universal right during her extravagant, no-press-allowed tour of China — a hypocritical move that will surely draw the ire of critics, according to an expert.
Today's "well, duh" connect-the-dots exercise. This:
That means President Obama has added 17,522 pages of regulations in his five years in office; one president growing the regulatory state 11 percent increase in five years.
Yeah, especially the food:
Inflation is starting to really mean something when it comes to food and energy. The government stats on inflation conveniently omit food and energy when reporting things like the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
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