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OccupyCornell, part two.

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2011

I, alongside my friends from the libertarian and Republican clubs, went to the OccupyCornell weekly meeting yesterday afternoon. It was a tremendous departure from the “real” OccupyWallStreet and, thus, far more tolerable. However, it was still pretty pathetic. Here’s why:

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I’m beginning to like these Herman Cain internet ads

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2011

I don’t know whether the chalk this up to the Google algorithm, Cain campaign strategery, or just luck, but how great is it to have a Herman Cain internet ad appear on Phil Och’s mocking Love Me, I’m A Liberal song at

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What Milton Friedman would say to Occupy Wall Street

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2011

I know I played this before, I just can’t find the post.  Maybe it was a Video of the Day. Thanks to commenter Windbag in the Tip Line:

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#OccupyCorzine

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2011

Spotted by a student reader of LI in a Cornell parking lot:

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Sell out Taiwan for debt forgiveness – Possibly the most vile NY Times Op-Ed ever

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Although scholars of the history of the NY Times Op-Ed pages may be able to find a more vile Op-Ed, I dare them. From Paul Kane, a suggestion that the United States sell-out Taiwan to China in exchange for forgiveness of

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“Your corrupt biased mainstream media” Cartoon of the Day

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

From Jim Treacher (h/t @MichelleMalkin):

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Israel told the truth, Sarkozy and Obama didn’t listen

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Commentary on the claim by Nicholas Sarkozy, with a willing acknowledgement, that Benjamin Netanyahu was a liar, from Caroline Glick (h/t reader John): Since Iran’s nuclear weapons program was first  revealed to the public in 2004, Israel has provided in-depth intelligence  information

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11/11/11 11:11:11

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Had to do it. Not as good as 12:34 on 5/6/78, but I wasn’t blogging at 12:34 p.m. on May 6, 1978. And since this post is prescheduled because I’ll be in class, let this be my “love you, honey, it’s

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“their habits were, if anything, worse”

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Story in NY Magazine about a longevity study of Askenazi Jews (h/t DINORightMarie at the Tip Line): An Einstein study published in August asked whether the SuperAgers, over the course of their lives, had better health habits than the general population. The

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Constructive Procrastination

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Dr. David Friedman posted a link to his most recent work on his blog. The selection is titled “Legal Systems Very Different from Ours” and it is a really fascinating read. In Athens: The Athenians had a straightforward solution to the

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Redistricting loss in Colorado

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

There are three branches of government, and one of the branches gets to decide who gets to be in one of the other branches.  Via The Denver Post: In a blow to Colorado Republicans that could affect election outcomes for

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Three-way tie

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Cain-Newt-Romney all tied up, per latest CBS poll, with Cain at 18, and Newt/Romney at 15: In the Republican race for the presidential nomination, Newt Gingrich’s support continues to slowly grow, and he is now tied with Mitt Romney for

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No Republican candidate should do this ever again

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Rick Perry has been right to do the talk show circuit in the wake of Wednesday’s brain freeze, and he has been more impressive in the interviews I have seen in the last 24 hours than in any appearance since he announced

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So this is why Obama kept Boeing out of S.C.

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2011

Thanks to reader Craig who took this photo last summer in Greenville, S.C.

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