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Saturday Gardening Thread: Capitalism Edition [Y-not, Weirddave, KT]

Inspired by KT's highly informative section on gardening catalogs (below), this Capitalism Edition of the Saturday Gardening thread is brought to you by "Money doesn't grow on trees... or does is?" As I recall, many months ago we alluded briefly...

You'll read this Fundamental Concepts thread if you know what's good for you! [Weirddave]

This week, I was suffering from writer's block. Usually, something stupid happens during the week (with alarming regularity during the Obama administration), and it inspires me when it comes to this thread. Not this week. It's not that there wasn't...

Public Sector Unions: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed [CBD]

Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences by Daniel Disalvo is a book that actually takes sides. And the warmth in the cockles of your small black heart as you read the next sentence will tell you which...

Saturday Morning Politics Thread: It's the Economy, Stupid [Y-not]

As I was looking for inspiration on what to cover next, I decided to double-check the exit polling from 2012. Voters claimed their top issue was "the economy": The early exit poll results show the economy is the number one...

Early Morning Thread 1/17/15: The weekend plum snuck up on me edition. [krakatoa]

Welcome to Saturday (already!?). With the holidays over, the workload has steadily increased. Raleigh this past week, and flying to New Jersey tomorrow evening for a full week of the Garden State Grind. If I see the fat man I'll...

Overnight Open Thread (16 Jan 2015)

President Obama just urged Congress to cut workers' wages. That's what the headlines should've read when Obama announced his mandatory paid sick leave plan. Economists have repeatedly found that when the government requires businesses to offer a benefit, they...

Supportive Press Corps Asks Not a Single Question About Obama Blowing off Paris

Not a press corps at all. Why bother? What is the point? Are we supposed to pretend there is a purpose to this?...

AoSHQ Podcast: Guest, @YesNickSearcy

Peabody Award-Winning International Film and Television Star Nick Searcy joins Ace, Dave and Andy to talk about his role in the upcoming 6th and final season of Justified (premieres 1/20 at 10:00pm Eastern on FX), Nick Searcy's Acting School, and...

Supreme Court Will Decide, Get This, Policy on Gay Marriage for Country

And you know which way history is calling Anthony Kennedy, don't you? The justices agreed to consider four cases from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, consolidated and heard together. They will hear 2 1/2 hours of oral arguments in April...

RNC Members Skeptical of Romney, Preferring a More Charismatic, Youthful, Exciting Newcomer: Jeb Bush

You may take some comfort in the RNC's hostility to a presidential bid by Mitt Romney until you realize they're trying to edge Romney out to give Socialist Hero of the Donor Class Jeb Bush an unobstructed view of the...

Boko Haram Kills 2,500, Takes 500 Women and Children as Rape-Prisoners

#BringBackOurReportage -- the American media is hostile to this story and simply will not report it, because it would painfully stomp on their preferred #ObamaIsBack storyline. The destruction is so great that you can see it from orbit-- satellite pictures...

Saudi Arabia Gives Blogger One Week Respite So That His Whipping Wounds Can Heal; Saudi Arabia Decapitates Woman In the Middle of the Street in Mecca

Well. The world's foremost and only Great Religion is up to its typical Great Doings this week. A Saudi blogger had been sentenced to 1000 lashes of the whip for saying something mildly irreverent about the pagan god Allah. The...

Soft Phallus: John Kerry, Who Is Like 70 Years Old, Brings Around The Extremely Ancient James Taylor to Play One of His PBS Fundraiser Anthems for the French

17 of your countrymen slaughtered like pigs in a terrorist murder spree? I got just the thing: Aging Boomer Nostalgia..@JohnKerry brings James Taylor to Paris news conference to play "You've Got a Friend" - message to French after U.S...

Open Thread

William Merritt Chase, "Summertime (Pulling for Shore)" (c. 1886)...

Friday Morning News Dump

Team Obama Has No Idea What To Do With ISIS Prisoners Ducking Reality We Just Did This To France Boston.com Editor Fired For Boehner Death Threat Article The Fox News Obsession Joni Ernst To Give SOTU Response Can The...

Morning Thread (1-16-2015)

Happy Friday! Great podcast with Nick Searcy this week in the sidebar, with a post later this afternoon....

Overnight Open Thread (1-15-2015)–Warning: There is Math Here

Quote of the Day Now, I want to make sure that my point is very, very clear, because after all I am trying to explain things to people who think that it's smart to play in traffic.  So here we...

Ron Paul Institute: The Charlie Hebdo Slaughter Has All the Hallmarks of a Classic False Flag Operation

Now, what shadowy, well-connected, clannish group could possibly be arranging things from behind the scenes...? They don't say. But I kinda have a really strong guess. An institue named for the father of possible presidential candidate Rand Paul has published...

Europe's Top Rabbi: The EU Must Authorize and Train Jews to Carry Guns to Defend Their Own Lives

To even begin to justify the stripping of a citizen's rights to carry a gun, a state must be able to guarantee, with 99% certainty, that the citizen has no need of a gun, for the state is doing a...

Duke Retreats, Won't Be Allowing Call to Prayer

Church and state must be ruthlessly kept separate, except if a university receiving state funds wants to permit Islam to broadcast its calls to prayers to a mostly non-Islamic neighborhood. Then let's have some mixing of church and state. Duke...

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