I cannot recall a political graph looking like this one.
As we hear numerous leading Republicans mention the attack on religious freedoms, is it a Constitutional contradiction for Republicans in numerous state legislatures to introduce anti-Shariah Law legislation?
A conservative taking Rick Santorum to task.
Interestingly, as Rick Santorum links social issues to economic issues, his handling of past and current comments seems tentative (at best).
Here is last line from this column by conservative columnist George Will: “Neither Romney nor Santorum looks like a formidable candidate for November.”
Dolt of the Year nomination to Rep Bob Morris (R-IN) for attacking Girl Scouts in this letter to congressional colleagues.
On Headlines from The Onion
Smug New Mom Going to Start a Blog
Woman in Ninth Year of Letting Boyfriend Down Easy
Duck only Interested in Area Man’s Bread
Senate Session Interrupted by Wailing of Ted Kennedy’s Ghost
Scientist Create Lab-Grown Meat
From Common Ground, a sensible discussion between a conservative and a liberal
Republican economist Bruce Bartlett about President Obama’s manufacturing policy
What conservative Barry Goldwater said (around 50 years ago) about the religious right (thanks Mo)
Video games in a Urinal (thanks Mags)
The 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s historical space flight was earlier this week. He is an Ohioan, as is Neil Armstrong. Here’s an short, but well done editorial about John Glenn from USA Today.
According to Smart Money, the US tax code was about 30 pages in 1913 – but 5,296 pages in 2011.
Besides being an unnamed Dolt of the Year nominee, do we have a name yet of the decision maker for Qur’an burning on the USAF base in Afghanistan?
Kentucky High School Athletic Association sanctioned bass fishing as an official high school sport starting next school year (2012-2013).
During this past week, it was interesting to see pictures and reports of different Carnival celebrations throughout the world.
Woo hoo! It’s official – February 2012 is the most viewed month to date here. Thanks to all who visit this my humble little corner.
FYI: I am posting tomorrow (Saturday).
Many refer to Garrison Keillor as America’s Great Storyteller. Writer’s Almanac, his daily ten-minute show is a gem. To hear an episode, click here or see the link in my sidebar under Potpourri.
To send us into the weekend, watch this rare occurrence of an event at Yosemite National Park, which happened again recently. Have a good weekend everyone, and in the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.