Category: Politics

Day by day, hour by hour...

by pittcaleb Email    919 views

Any sports fan will tell you when your favorite player gets injured, the team will often state his status is "day to day." One sports commentator repeats this news and follows it, all the time, with the line, "but aren't we all." So when the City of… more »

The Chinese are at it again...

by pittcaleb Email    917 views

Proving to the world again and again, the Chinese are stealing technology (military this time) and using it against the West. When the European Space Agency decided to launch/install its own GPS-type satellite constellation, the French contingent want… more »

Carbon Offsets are utter B.S.

by pittcaleb Email    915 views

I've been reading entirely too much about carbon offsets for the past many months. The deal is this - you feel guilty about creating CO2, so you pay someone to "offset" this sin for you. In turn, they take your money and do something good with it. The… more »

Observation of the day...

by pittcaleb Email    901 views

During the last election cycle, President Bush, in the move that turned me against the man, went to Pennsylvania, my "original" home state, and actively campaigned for 4-term Senator Arlen Specter during the primary in its waning days. Specter was "oh t… more »

So you want national health care, do you?

by pittcaleb Email    897 views

In Great Britain, the bastion of nationalized health care, there is a group, The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) that determines exactly what gets covered, who gets covered and when you can get coverage. You want a new kid… more »

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