Browsing Month October, 2011

GLOBAL WARMING:: Keep This News On the QT: The Earth Is Round!!!

By at October 31, 2011 | 9:08 pm

GLOBAL WARMING:: Keep This News On the QT: The Earth Is Round!!!

Rule #1 in science is that you don’t blatt your results until they are either presented at a peer-screened conference or published in the peer-reviewed literature. The price of this is often out-of-hand rejection of otherwise decent work. via Keep This Bit of News On the QT: The Earth Is Round!!! - ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: For Republicans, Mitt is a marriage of convenience – WashEx

By at October 31, 2011 | 9:05 pm

ELECTION 2012:: For Republicans, Mitt is a marriage of convenience – WashEx

As doubts about Herman Cain's viability hardened, and as polls trickled in from all corners of the country, the Republican base last week started to come to a dispiriting conclusion: They were settling for Mitt Romney. When new polls have come out this fall, the headlines always blare about a Perry surge or collapse, or a Cain or Gingrich surge. Quietly, though, Romney ... Go To Article

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ROBERT COSTA: ‘Grace’ Under Fire – NRO

By at October 31, 2011 | 9:02 pm

ROBERT COSTA: ‘Grace’ Under Fire – NRO

Inside the Beltway, Herman Cain fights back. Earlier today, a few minutes after 10 a.m., Herman Cain met with his senior advisers on the eleventh floor of the American Enterprise Institute. They huddled in a private conference room near the lobby, Cain’s bodyguard hovering near the door. A floor below, Cain’s economic team discussed the candidate’s tax plan. ... Go To Article

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BUSINESS STUDY:: Luck Is Just the Spark for Business Giants – NYTimes

By at October 31, 2011 | 9:01 pm

BUSINESS STUDY:: Luck Is Just the Spark for Business Giants – NYTimes

BETTER to be lucky than good, the adage goes. And maybe that’s true — if you just want to be merely good, not much better than average. But what if you want to build or do something great? And what if you want to do so in today’s unstable and unpredictable world? via Luck Is Just the Spark for Business Giants - ... Go To Article

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MARC THIESSEN: In defense of the GOP debates – WashPo

By at October 31, 2011 | 9:00 pm

MARC THIESSEN: In defense of the GOP debates – WashPo

Rick Perry’s recent criticism of the GOP presidential debates and his announcement that he may skip some have led GOP officials and conservative commentators to suggest that there are just too many of them. The voters don’t agree. They have been watching in record numbers — from the 3.3 million who tuned in to the first Fox News debate back in May to the 5.6 ... Go To Article

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EDUCATION:: Public school teachers make more than private sector workers – WashEx

By at October 31, 2011 | 8:59 pm

EDUCATION:: Public school teachers make more than private sector workers – WashEx

We can already hear the anguished, angry protests of the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers. But our headline captures the essence of an important new study being released today by Jason Richwine of the Heritage Foundation's Center for Data Analysis and American Enterprise Institute's Andrew Biggs. Richwine and Biggs found that when public ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Gingrich Gains Ground After Rocky Campaign Start – Fox News

By at October 31, 2011 | 2:59 pm

ELECTION 2012:: Gingrich Gains Ground After Rocky Campaign Start – Fox News

After his presidential campaign got off to a bumpy start, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the campaign's on solid footing, and it appears to be showing in the polls. Just days after his May entry into the race, Gingrich took heat for referring to Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare overhaul plan as "right-wing social engineering." Then there were the questions about at ... Go To Article

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PALESTINE becomes member of UNESCO, US cuts funds – AP

By at October 31, 2011 | 2:54 pm

PALESTINE becomes member of UNESCO, US cuts funds – AP

PARIS (AP) -- Palestine won its greatest international endorsement yet on Monday, full membership in UNESCO, but the move will cost the agency one-fifth of its funding and some fear will send Mideast peace efforts off a cliff. via Daily Record | Morris County NJ | AP ... Go To Article

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IMMIGRATION:: Groups seek to block Arizona’s day labor rules

By at October 31, 2011 | 2:50 pm

IMMIGRATION:: Groups seek to block Arizona’s day labor rules

PHOENIX — Groups opposing Arizona's immigration enforcement law have asked a federal judge to put a stop to a section of the statute that bans the blocking of traffic when people seek or offer day-labor services on streets. via Groups seek to block Arizona's day labor rules  | ... Go To Article

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OCCUPY WALL STREET protesters want to trademark name – WSJ

By at October 31, 2011 | 2:45 pm

OCCUPY WALL STREET protesters want to trademark name – WSJ

NEW YORK — Anti-Wall Street demonstrators in New York City are trying to trademark the phrase "Occupy Wall Street" before anyone else does first. Attorney Samuel Cohen represents the protesters in Zuccotti Park. He says they applied Oct. 24 to trademark the name of their movement with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. via Occupy Wall St protesters want to ... Go To Article

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