I’m ill about the position that America is in, and the impact to help...– Sarah Palin Quote Generator
A poor man can afford only the very best.– Anonymous it seems, quoted byDan Benjamin
'Podcaster' app rejeceted because it duplicates... →
This stinks to high heaven. An app that can download and manage podcasts without connecting to iTunes is something I and a lot of other folks have been waiting for. Shame on you, Apple. What are you trying to protect?
My friend and colleague Dan Rothschild, who heads up the Mercatus Center’s project studying the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, flew to his native Houston yesterday to weather Hurricane Ike with his mom. He’s put up a blog to chronicle the experience in real time. Check it out.
Obama Quietly Reverses Stance on 527 Groups →
Change you can believe in: “Obama’s campaign will no longer object to independent efforts that hammer John McCain, just as, in their mind, the McCain campaign has not objected to those efforts targeted at Obama.”
Newsweek: Does Having Children Make You Happy? →
An article on recent studies suggesting that having children might lessen your happiness: one concluded that “no group of parents—married, single, step or even empty nest—reported significantly greater emotional well-being than people who never had children.”
NYT: I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You →
The NYT discovers Twitter and Facebook: Young people today are already developing an attitude toward their privacy that is simultaneously vigilant and laissez-faire. They curate their online personas as carefully as possible, knowing that everyone is watching — but they have also learned to shrug and accept the limits of what they can control. One interesting bit is the idea that “weak...
Amy Klein: My Very Own Cyberstalker →
NY Mag: Tyler Cowen and Ezra Klein on Palin’s... →
Comcast to FCC: We're not gonna take it
After a little bit of suspense, Comcast today filed suit in federal court challenging the FCC’s authority to sanction it for “unreasonable network practices.” I say suspense because there was speculation that Comcast might have decided to look the other way and live with a decision that didn’t really force it to do much that the market hadn’t already made it do....
McCain voicemail to Sarah Palin leaked to the...
When things as seemingly anodyne as bridge building are highly political, the...– Dan Rothschild, Hero