Daily Archives: January 5, 2009

2008 Weblog Awards Have Started-Sticky

They have started. Hook a pirate up. First time I have been in one of these. Easy poll voting in the extended post.

Clintonista Leon Panetta To Be Named CIA Director

Not the most original of headlines, granted, but, gotta love the Change President-elect Barack Obama has selected Leon E. Panetta, the former congressman and White House chief of staff, to take over the Central Intelligence Agency, an organization that Mr. Obama criticized during the campaign for using interrogation methods he decried as torture, Democratic officials […]

Come On, Get AGW Active In 2009

Today’s Climahysteria As we begin a New Year, please join me in taking the Climate Change challenge personally. By resolving to get active in your community and make small but important changes in your daily life, you’ll not only get to know your neighbors better, but you’ll also get connected to a global effort to […]

4 D.C. Metro Stations To Be Closed On Coronation Day

Know what’s great? Being told you can’t use the parking spot you paid for Metro plans to ban public automobile parking at four Metrorail stations on Inauguration Day to accommodate employees and charter buses. Reserved parking permits will not be in effect Jan 20. “If you think you are going to pull into your usual […]

Today’s Nanny State Stories-Family Friendly Edition!

A double shot of the family friendly from Jolly Ol’ England. First up, know what’s great? Your parents getting a divorce for better benefits David Cameron today attacked ministers’ failure to protect the family after it  emerged that couples with children can become more than £5,000 a year better off if they split up or […]

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