Category Archives: Web

Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class – NYTimes.com

‘Mr. Jobs’s reply was unambiguous. “Those jobs aren’t coming back”. Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class – NYTimes.com.

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The Politics of the Top 1 Percent – NYTimes.com

The Politics of the Top 1 Percent – NYTimes.com.

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The BCS rankings don’t tell us much

“Who’s No. 1?” by Nate Silver From the article: ‘Without high-quality out-of-conference games, every major conference is in essence an island unto itself. We can identify the best team in the Pac 10, or the best team in the S.E.C. … Continue reading

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A Look At Employment

A Look At Employment: ” . . . consider the following unemployment rates by educational level achieved. The first number is for January 2009 and the second is for January 2010: Less the high school diploma: 12.4%/15.2% High School Graduates, … Continue reading

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Kenji Johjima opts out of final two years | Mariners Insider

Kenji Johjima opts out of final two years. One less problem to solve for the 2010 Mariners.

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Betancourt traded to the Royals

Shannon Drayer reports that the Mariners have somehow managed to trade Yuniesky Betancourt to the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Danny Cortes and left-handed pitcher Derrick Saito. Read the full story at her excellent Mariners Blog. Those screams you … Continue reading

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Shoreline Historical Museum is in trouble: being evicted by Shoreline Schools

Shoreline Historical Museum is in trouble: being evicted by Shoreline Schools. (Via Ronald Bog blog – all about Shoreline Washington.)

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The four most useful lessons of Columbine

The four most useful lessons of Columbine. – By Dave Cullen – Slate Magazine: “The Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education studied every American school shooting from 1974 to 2000—37 separate attacks—and reached the same conclusion. Shooters came from … Continue reading

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Tax protestor myths

Daniel B. Evans thorough Tax Protestor FAQ debunks pretty much all the nutty ‘evidence’ I’ve heard from my tax protesting friends (well, really, it’s just the one guy) for why the U.S. federal income tax is illegal. I review it … Continue reading

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Blue Oyster Cult sighting: More Cowbell

A Facebook profile for ‘Cowbell’: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1425085&id=36413251007&ref=mf

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