Archive for July 25th, 2013

No Party Consensus On NSA Snooping

Here’s an interesting map of how the vote broke down nationally on the Amash amendment to cut off funding for the NSA’s spying on telephone calls. Black indicates a no vote, white yes and pink belongs to those who dodged the vote. David Freddoso at Conservative Intelligence Briefing put it together and has some good […]

Thoughts On Sustainability

An excellent take on sustainability from Coyote Blog. For background, the author’s company operates public campgrounds and park areas.

Getting Comfortable With The Deficit

An interesting sentence from a Bloomberg editorial praising President Obama’s speech yesterday. The¬†Congressional Budget Office¬†projects¬†that the 2013 deficit will decline to $642 billion, just 4 percent of gross domestic product and down from 10 percent in 2009. Just a little bit of context. First off 2013 may have been an outlier. Tax increases, particularly increases […]