Jon Sanders

Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Posts by Jon Sanders (page 188)

  • Sinners in the hands of an angry god

    The LA Times blogs on how “Frustrated” the president is (as he sets the stage for his 2012 campaign against Congress), and follows with this most imperious and chilling nimbus pic (background on the Obama nimbus pics):…
    Jon Sanders, September 1, 2011
  • UNC football players drink, wreck, skate?

    WTVD reports on a May 29 crash and the weirdness that followed: Herman Davidson, a football player who transferred from UNC three weeks before the crash, was driving the vehicle and swerved to miss an unidentified car. UNC players Carl Gaskins, Jr., Dion Guy and Ebele Okakpu were passengers…
    Jon Sanders, August 17, 2011
  • Pawlenty bye-ku

    Bye-ku are an election-season tradition here (see?), and now it seems it’s time to start the next round: Tim Pawlenty: Well, He had that not-Romney thing; On th’other hand: zzzzzz……
    Jon Sanders, August 14, 2011
  • Appeals court strikes down Obamacare’s individual mandate

    One spot of bad news, however: the court held that the mandate is severable from the rest of the legislation. The news: The Appeals Court for the 11th Circuit, based in Atlanta, found that Congress exceeded its authority by requiring Americans to buy coverage, but also ruled that the…
    Jon Sanders, August 12, 2011
  • UNC football scandal: Under New Management

    Update, 2 p.m.: UNC Athletics Director Dick Baddour has announced that he will resign when his contract expires in June 2012. When an event such as UNC football coach Butch Davis’ firing happens as unexpectedly as it did, questions are sure to be asked and speculation will run…
    Jon Sanders, July 28, 2011
  • And one day the Surgeon General will warn of secondhand flag observation…

    Just when you thought you’d read the stupidest study that bored university researchers avoiding classroom duties ever concocted, another academic year dawns. So now we get this: Just a brief exposure to an image of the American flag shifts voters, even Democrats, to Republican beliefs,…
    Jon Sanders, July 21, 2011
  • UNC’s tawdry notion of honor withers under public scrutiny

    Since last year I have been questioning UNC’s commitment to its own honor as opposed to success on the gridiron. I have asked why “the school’s constellation of honorables [haven’t spoken] out” — except for Bill Friday, whose comment “It’s been a difficult time but…
    Jon Sanders, July 19, 2011
  • Dr. Bernanke: The patient is still sick! APPLY MORE LEECHES!

    Just when you thought we’d reached the Pauline Minimum with respect to elite thinking on the U.S. economy, Fed Reserve head choreographer of cliff diving Ben Bernanke speaks again: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the central bank is prepared to provide additional stimulus if the…
    Jon Sanders, July 13, 2011