Daily Archives: Friday, August 5, 2011

Things My Kids Will Never Learn

Childhood for my kids differs from my own experience in a lot of ways.  They don’t have a swamp out behind the house for starters.  But the most critical difference is this: they aren’t burdened with the expectation that tomorrow … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (July 2011 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. As is customary on this site, on the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment … Continue reading

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Obama’s Fiftieth Birthday: Plenty of Celebration, No Results

Last Wednesday, President Obama attended a gala celebration in Chicago to celebrate his fiftieth birthday one day early. Attendees paid $35,800 a ticket to bask in the light of their Messiah, and to mingle with musical stars Herbie Hancock and OK … Continue reading

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