“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for August 14th, 2005

Some on BRAC panel say Pentagon’s $50 billion estimate far overstated

“A majority of the members of the independent commission assessing the Pentagon’s proposed list of domestic base closings say that the Defense Department probably overstated the nearly $50 billion in savings projected over 20 years, perhaps by nearly 50%.” Wow! That’s a pretty big overstatement! The report (NYT by way of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) […]

Democrats struggle to change perceptions in GOP strongholds

Hey, guys. Why not worry more about your actual values than how you’re perceived. Oh, I forgot: you don’t have any values. At least, not any of the traditional kind that most Americans believe in.