“But. But. But. The Wall Street Journal wrote it. Or The New York Times wrote it. It must be true! That means dick. A human being wrote that story. A human being that likely knew very little about the topic before they started writing — and maybe even less after.”—Yes, it’s an epic rant, and like all rants there are highs and lows, good points and bad. This is one the good points. from parislemon
“But Dean P. Lacy, a professor of political science at Dartmouth College, has identified a twist on that theme in American politics over the last generation. Support for Republican candidates, who generally promise to cut government spending, has increased since 1980 in states where the federal government spends more than it collects. The greater the dependence, the greater the support for Republican candidates.
Conversely, states that pay more in taxes than they receive in benefits tend to support Democratic candidates. And Professor Lacy found that the pattern could not be explained by demographics or social issues.”—
I’ve seen this phenomenon reported before and I find it fascinating. I wonder what motivates it.
I really don’t see his problem. I mean what’s wrong with charging $262.46 for 1 cd and 1 dvd. Seems quite reasonable when you think of it. Appaently it also includes an LP and a book. Still seems a bit rich.