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    So What Do You Call Columbia?

    Our neighbors to the south are looking for a new city slogan, certain that the one adopted in 1998 — “It’s Happening Now” — was “premature.” Mmm-kay. To show it is serious, the city has shelled out $50K to develop themes the public will vote on. These themes will be…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    Important Speech

    This is an important speech from the Micheal Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain. There is hope that the world, outside of the Bush Administration, is catching on.
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    Course of the DECADE

    I’m still hoping ? out of sheer, vain optimism, perhaps ? that someone at Carolina is pulling our legs with this.
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    My favorite dwarf

    For all of you who will be seeing the final installment of the Lord of the Rings over the next few weeks, here is an interesting article from today’s NRO. The actor who plays Gimli the dwarf (John Rhys-Davies, who is actually 6 foot 1, but photographed to appear…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    The Mass Transit Love-In

    This brief on the mass transit summit (free if annoying reg required) in Charlotte yesterday hits the big points, but does not convey the sugary smoochiness of the affair. I’m pretty sure that at one point Mayor McCrory called FTA Administrator Jenna Dorn “one of the most effective leaders…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    There’s no right way to do the wrong thing

    An editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal titled “Mercury Falling” praises the Bush administration for advocating a “cap and trade” approach to new regulations of mercury emissions that it is proposing. On environmental issues this administration and much of the conservative movement, i.e. the WSJ editorial page, are now nothing…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    UNC-CH woman glad Saddam’s caught

    From the Durham Herald Sun: quote ———————— The call came at about 5:30 Sunday morning, bringing with it a moment as sweet as Maha Alattar has ever experienced. It was her cousin calling from Tennessee, where her family was awake and celebrating. The words were simple:…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003
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    Enough Already.

    Lockerroom readers have probably had enough of my flight fascination lately. But there is room for one more post given the special circumstances. In about half an hour, thousands of people will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Wrights? first flight. The News & Observer has a story…
    Locker Room contributor, December 17, 2003