It’s gummint. Why can’t it be both?

rushmore

I'm only about half sucker; so I knew it wasn't really true that Obama contracted helicopters to hover over Mount Rushmore with a big curtain.But I assumed it was true that the Amber Alert system was shut down.  Turns out Amber Alert, as a way of quickly notifying the public that a child has been abducted and is in immediate danger, is still functioning; it's just the website that's shut down because, if the website (not the program itself) is unmanned while the admins are furloughed, … [Read more...]

All politics is local politics

I have this newspaper picture framed:The article, which I believe ran in what was then the Monadnock Ledger, went like this:Junkyard owner Daniel Kingery can strip used cars, but he can't host strippers, according to zoning board members.The board on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Kingery, who sought to run a strip club in his junkyard by calling it a "cultural facility."He had been told by the town's code enforcement officer to close his club on Route 202 North.But Kingery … [Read more...]


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