Classic Locker Room Import (page 2)

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    TIME handicaps a Gingrich presidential run

    Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich?s potential 2012 presidential bid attracts attention this week from TIME: Gingrich has reportedly told supporters he’s leaning toward an early-April announcement of his candidacy. It won’t be an easy one. He has always operated on a Wagnerian scale,…
    Locker Room contributor, March 14, 2011
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    Just who was protesting in Wisconsin?

    In an article that otherwise offers a relatively sympathetic portrayal of the Wisconsin protesters? arguments, Bloomberg Businessweek?s Drake Bennett nonetheless offers a portrayal of protesters that hardly suggests a group of hard-working public servants: Within the Capitol, ? protesters chanted, sang, played drums, deployed yogic…
    Locker Room contributor, March 14, 2011
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    Another reason to think twice about cap-and-trade policies

    Forget the arguments that global warming alarmism has no merit. The latest Bloomberg Businessweek offers (in an update of this January article) another good reason to avoid dubious cap-and-trade schemes for carbon emissions: the likelihood of criminal abuse of the system.
    Locker Room contributor, March 14, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sara Burrows’ latest Carolina Journal Online report previews this week’s activity for the N.C. General Assembly.  John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why public broadcasting should be free from government funding.
    Locker Room contributor, March 14, 2011
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    R.I.P. Joe Morello

    From the Associated Press – Legendary jazz drummer Joe Morello, whose virtuosity and command of odd time signatures made him an integral part of the Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” has died at age 82.
    Locker Room contributor, March 13, 2011
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    Freedoms we don’t even realize we have III

    Earlier entries in this series: I and II. Had you ever realized we used to have a freedom to buy whatever light bulbs we wanted and toilets that could flush effectively on the first try? Since we weren’t vigilant, those unrecognized freedoms were taken…
    Locker Room contributor, March 11, 2011
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    New at CJO: This week’s legislative action recapped

    Sara Burrows’ latest Carolina Journal Online exclusive reviews this week’s activity for the N.C. General Assembly.
    Locker Room contributor, March 11, 2011
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    Krauthammer tackles Obama’s take on Social Security

    Charles Krauthammer‘s latest column at Human Events examines the Obama administration’s treatment of the long-term need for Social Security reform: Everyone knows that the U.S. budget is being devoured by entitlements. Everyone also knows that of the Big Three — Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security…
    Locker Room contributor, March 11, 2011