March 20th, 2005

Scorpion

three easy pieces

"So it is now the federal government's role to micro-manage baseball and to prevent a single Florida woman who is trapped in a living hell from dying with dignity. We're getting to the point when conservatism has become a political philosophy that believes that government - at the most distant level - has the right to intervene in almost anything to achieve the right solution. Today's conservatism is becoming yesterday's liberalism."
-Andrew Sullivan (courtesy Troia.)

'The Bush administration concealed intelligence that Pakistan had bought uranium material from North Korea and then sold it to Libya.'

"Nearly three-quarters of workers who opt for Social Security personal accounts under President Bush's 'default' investment option are likely to earn less in benefits than those who stay with the traditional Social Security system, a prominent finance economist has concluded."
-WashingtonPost.com