Monthly Archives: November 2010

You Just Bought a Propeller in a Cornfield

Remember that car company that you and I bailed out? The one that couldn’t make it on its own and had to have a government check to reorganize? Remember? The car company that wiped clean its debts by filing for … Continue reading

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Policing the Police.

First, there came the crimestoppers hotline, where citizens can secretly inform authorities of the whereabouts of do-badders. Now – ironically – the Tulsa Police Department has installed a line to catch the good guys gone bad. In the wake of … Continue reading

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Terrorism: Are there Winners in the War?

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and some wag is promoting the idea of an “opt-out” protest on the airliners. The idea is for airline-bound ticketholders to choose a “pat down” rather than be … Continue reading

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Note to Bo: Loose Lips Sink Ships

The loose-lips thing was a WWII admonition to civilians who might gossip about what they knew: when the enemy hears it, bad things can happen. In the case of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini, it isn’t just a case of … Continue reading

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