Thursday, December 3rd, 2009
The federal government is paying Beltway bandits stimulus money to tell the federal government how to spend stimulus money. I’m thinking that if I were a federal contractor with one of these contracts, my first recommendation would be that the feds spend more money hiring contractors to help it make decisions about how to spend money.
Cyrus the phodoggrapher, RIP. View his portfolio here.
Heart attacks in Indianapolis increase in first year after smoking ban. If we apply anti-smoking crusader logic, we now have clear evidence that smoking bans cause heart attacks. (Thanks to Jacob Grier for the link.)
Chinese news station puts together a truly wonderful CGI reenactment of the Tiger Woods crash.
In which a key piece of the state’s evidence turns to crap.
Deepak Chopra on “the perils of skepticism.” I’d imagine one huge peril for Chopra is that in a world of skeptics, there would be no one to pay Deepak Chopra for his nonsense. Also, I’m still not really sure what it is that Deepak Chopra does.
Mike Huckabee defends his decision to grant clemency to the Washington State cop killer. If the facts are as he presents them, he makes a convincing argument.