From the daily archives:

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

They Don’t Call It Road Island for Nothing

December 30, 2009

According to Forbes Magazine, Rhode Island leads the nation in . . . safe driving.  Be sure to check out the next issue of Forbes Magazine for their feature on Hawaii’s reaction to the news that they lead the nation in annual snowfall.

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Please Not Another Commission

December 30, 2009

Barack Obama is preparing to portray himself as deficit hawk in 2010 despite spending us into the ground in 2009.  According to the Wall Street Journal, the Administration has floated the idea of a bipartisan commission to make recommendations concerning deficit reduction.  Although such an idea is appealing on the surface, the Journal argues, and [...]

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Ryan’s Story of 2009

December 30, 2009

When the history books are written about 2009, what will they say?  What will I be teaching my students about this year in ten years or so?  I haven’t got a clue. You can’t anticipate what’s going to be historically important while it’s happening, with the exception of 9/11-type events.  But even then, its impact [...]

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