Lowering the Bar?

It appears that in Dayton, Ohio the local administration could not find enough “minortity applicants” to pass the police and fire department entrance exams.  The solution?   Lower the minimum score… Hmm

What’s Happening in Greece?

Mark Steyn has a great article in Macleans that describes the situation in Greece.   A few key extracts: …the Greek rioters are the logical end point of the advanced social democratic state: not an oppressed underclass, but a pampered overclass,

The New American Civil War

A great article in the Washington Examiner about public sector employees… a few extracts: The real divide today is, on one side, the 20 million people who work for state and local governments and the additional 3 million who’ve retired

Unusual Inventors

From Neatorama, some interesting inventions from unusual people: Henry David Thoreau invented raisin bread Marlon Brando invented a device that helps musicians tune drums Roald Dahl invented a brain shunt Margaret Thatcher helped invent soft serve ice cream Mark Twain