Monthly Archives: January 2009

It Was Never Going To Be Easy

Of course Grand Rapids is famous for furniture manufacture – but that’s gone – and for Amway – the pyramid marketing company that sort of sells cosmetics and cleaning products, but like all such organizations is about something else entirely … Continue reading

Posted in Ending the War, Iraq, Obama and the Military, Odierno Pushes Back, We Cannot Leave Iraq Now | Leave a comment

A Style That Will Take Some Getting Used To and May Not Work

In case you didn’t know, the carefully controlled double-blind study is in, and facts are facts – Boys with Unpopular Names More Likely to Break Law. Don’t name your kid Ernest or Ivan, in spite of that masterful Wilde comedy … Continue reading

Posted in Cooperation as Weakness, Even-Handedness, House Vote on Stimulus Package, Obama Respecting Republicans, Obama the Pragmatist, Republican Obstructionism, Republican Opposition to Stimulus Package, Republicans Reject Cooperation, Republicans Reject Obama Stimulus Plan, Stimulus Plan | Leave a comment