Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

Winning by losing? U.S. manufacturing could make a comeback via lower wages, labor concessions

This is either really good news, or incredibly depressing.

Posted in The Economy, U.S. Economy | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Florida State University sells faculty control for Koch money **UPDATED**

It just doesn’t quit. A Florida university puts its integrity, and its economics department, up for sale.

Posted in Education, Florida, News and Current Affairs, People, Political News | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Highlights from the new NBC/WSJ poll

President Obama gets high marks for strong leadership and foreign policy, low marks on the economy, and an approval rating in strong re-elect territory in the new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll. 

Posted in Politics, Polls | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Florida legislative session: the bad, the sag, and the ugly

The Florida spring legislative session is a wrap. Saggy pants, bestiality and bath salts are out. Expanded development and Medicaid HMOs are in.

Posted in Florida, News and Current Affairs, Political News | Tagged , | 6 Comments

**UPDATE: Conservative Spence Publishing mixes up “Obama” and “Osama” in a most unfortunate way

Obama, Osama … Spence Publishing needs a proofreader (or an in-house psychiatrist)

Posted in News and Current Affairs, People, President Barack Obama | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Mission accomplished? League of Women Voters to halt voter registration in Florida due to restrictive new law

Florida Republicans push through a new law that places onerous restrictions on voter registration organizations, and voters. Now, the League of Women Voters says it’s getting out of the voter registration business in the state.

Posted in Elections, Florida, Politics | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments