Midweek Muses…

From the papers and email…

Paul C. Light – Can’t-Do Government – washingtonpost.com

The next president will inherit what Alexander Hamilton called a “government ill executed.”

Now that’s a legacy, George…


$6.64 for gas? That’s what $200 crude will bring, Rice U. finds | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

If oil reaches $200 a barrel as some analysts have said it could, forget $4-per-gallon gasoline. Think $6.64, according to a Rice University analysis of the link between prices of crude and gasoline.

I think pushing $200 a week in commuting costs could push me into an early retirement…And that doesn’t count my wife’s commute.


Op-Ed Columnist – More Phony Myths – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com

Charlie Black crassly argued in Fortune that a terrorist attack would “be a big advantage” for John McCain. And what’s scary is, Black is the smartest adviser McCain’s got.

It’s hard to believe that if Americans get attacked after all these years of getting strip-searched at the airport, they’re going to be filled with confidence at the performance of the Republicans on national security. And at least Obama wants to catch Osama and doesn’t think he’s getting his directions on war from “a higher Father.”

Now that’s the thought that keeps rolling through my mind.


One thought on “Midweek Muses…”

  1. GW and our troops are heroes in regards to setting and enforcing the policies for a safe America.

    If only Bin Laden and other terrorists had gone to Obama’s church, then they’d ….oh, they’d still be God damning America. Never mind.

    “I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.” – Thomas Jefferson

    Gary, a MiniCooper gets 37 mi/gallon. Is it worth considering?

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