Archives for: March 2008

Republican Competence

March 27th, 2008
As usual, the party that doesn't believe in government, doesn't do it well: With the award last January of a federal contract worth as much as nearly $300 million, the company, AEY Inc., which operates out of an unmarked office in Miami Beach, became… more »

City by the Bay

March 27th, 2008
So I'm walking up California St. this morning, talking on the cell phone, and I have to say to my wife: "Hold on a second, the cable car is going by and I can't hear you." How cool is that? more »

How I Feel (Part One)

March 25th, 2008
Jim Henley over at Unqualified Offerings has one of those posts that is precisely what I would have written, were I more facile with the language. It's a nicely sarcastic take on being right about the Iraq war. more »

Moral Hazard

March 25th, 2008
Robert Reich, who one would think is too important to maintain a blog but does anyway, has an excellent column on moral hazard up. When it comes to risky behavior in the market, America has a double standard. We’re told that economic risk-taking as t… more »

Robot Bats

March 18th, 2008
Apparently some researchers at the University of Michigan are working on robot spy bats for the US Army. The current difficulty they are facing is that the bat designs they are able to implement are far too large. The focus is to shrink down many el… more »