Entries by Dave in EH

Doubling Down on Stupid

In times of recession and economic stress, one approach to addressing said stress would be to relax those regulations that impede or hinder economic growth. You’d think the President, or at least his advisors, would know this, right?

Last one out turns off the lights…

… on the Empire State? Apparently, people don’t love New York, which is entering its second decade of shrinking population. The population loss is “the ultimate barometer of New York’s attractiveness as a place to work, live and do business,” the report’s co-author, E.J. McMahon, said. “It’s the ultimate indication that we’ve been doing things […]

Just When You Thought You’d Seen It All… (Deja Vu edition)

you find something like *THIS*: President Obama finally and quietly accepted his “transparency” award from the open government community this week — in a closed, undisclosed meeting at the White House on Monday. The secret presentation happened almost two weeks after the White House inexplicably postponed the ceremony, which was expected to be open to […]

Just When You Thought You’d Seen It All…

… you get something like this: Foes of illegal immigration are up in arms over plans for a weekend disaster exercise in western Iowa with a fictitious scenario in which young white supremacists shoot dozens of people amid rising tensions involving racial minorities and illegal immigrants. The exercise is planned for Saturday at Treynor High […]