Those people at MSNBC aren't just loony lefty airheads anymore. Now they're getting downright scary. Your kids belong to all of us, so get over it, "K?
I didn't care much for Roger Ebert in his latter years, after he became just another mouthy liberal gasbag substituting fashional attitudes for real thought. I mean, jeez, he called first daughter Barbara Bush an "ignorant yob" and endlessly praised Michael Moore's despicable "Bowling for Columbine."
A legislative proposal to allow the state’s five fenced deer-hunting preserves to stay in business hit a roadblock on Thursday.
Senate President Pro Tempore David Long, R-Fort Wayne, told reporters he would quash efforts to legalize what critics decry as “canned hunts.”
Since we are only days removed from April Fools Day, I'm halfway suspicious that this story is a hozx planted by some Onion fan. But it's one of those "should be true even if it isn't" stories, so I'm going to call it to your attention anyway:
A Political Action Committee (PAC) launched this week to support bearded candidates, according to paperwork filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
Many people have been justifiably derisive of President Obama's recent statements that we need not fear government because "government is us," and we don't need to worry about him, either, because he is "constrained" by the system put in place by the Founders.
Here's what's wrong with those statements:
The former chancellor of IPFW has filed suit against Purdue University, alleging that he was targeted for compulsory retirement as part of a drive to hire more women administrators.
Indiana could become the first state in the nation to require an employee in every public or charter school to carry a loaded gun during school hours —a response to fears about mass school shootings.
Newspeak in the Associated Press Stylebook:
The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that “illegal” should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally.
Mitch Daniels is winning hearts and minds at Purdue:
The skepticism has evolved into guarded optimism. Daniels appears to have supporters in most corners of the university – including many faculty members who previously expressed trepidation. He has challenged institutional orthodoxy on the way higher education budget decisions are made, and he is still standing.
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So if you make a date online with a 16-year-old girl you've never met, and she turns out to really be a 16-year-old girl rather than a 45-year-old, pot-bellied cop named Max participating in a sting operation aimed at you, you're still not home free, Bub:
Honestly, I haven't noticed any particular restraint being exercised -- have you?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering making changes to its rules that bar TV and radio stations from airing indecent material.
A Gallup poll pegged Evansville as one of the top 10 most miserable cities in the U.S., coming in at No. 8 on that dubious list.
Evansville was ranked second-worst in the country in terms of healthy behavior. The city has one of the highest rates of smokers and among the lowest percentages of residents to eat healthy or exercise regularly.
For the "can't make this stuff up" file:
President Barack Obama, who has increased the national debt by $53,377 per household, has proclaimed April “National Financial Capability Month,” during which his administration will do things such as teach young people “how to budget responsibly.”
At the same time we're worrying about what enemies like North Korea and Iran are up to, maybe we could expend a little effort trying to get our allies to join the modern world:
A Saudi newspaper says the kingdom's religious police are now allowing women to ride motorbikes and bicycles but only in restricted, recreational areas.
Why the Indiana Supreme Court's decision to uphold the consitutionality of the state's voucher program is a landmark in the school choice movement:
While this is just one victory in a single state, combined with other developments elsewhere it may not only be the beginning of the erosion of the government education monopoly but a change in the way we define the term public education.