Monthly Archives: November 2010

YALttE

Time to play Don Quixote again and take another useless sally against a dull stodgy windmill…. Letter to the editor in the local paper today: Banning earmarks won’t reduce debt So the Republicans have started their deficit-reduction plan. They chose … Continue reading

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Interstate highways: Porky all the way!

When Dwight Eisenhower first tried to get congress to ok his interstate highway plan in 1955, it failed in the house of representatives with 292 ‘nay’s and just 123 ‘yea’s. The next year, the same congress passed an essentially identical … Continue reading

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