Year: 2011

Half of US social program recipients believe they “have not used a government social program”

Suzanne Mettler wrote an article (PDF) examining public perceptions about governmental programs. This chart pretty much speaks for itself. This is the major problem of our time for our government. The problem isn’t that the government provides services that cost

Look out Metallica… Bill Bailey is coming

via Dave Berry

Dub Stepping Sesame Street

Via Boing Boing et al.

It is Spring!

According to the calendar, it is now Spring!. Sadly… …my front yard disagrees. 🙁 Once again we have the last snow in the neighborhood.  Figures.  

Chad Vader, Fox News Correspondent

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10 Years of All your Base

As Bob pointed out… All your Base has been around now for 10 years. Another way to feel old, I guess 🙂

Floppy Toccata and Fugue

Ah, floppies. May they rest in peace.

This Land Is Your Land

I’m so bummed I missed this live and in person. Given all that’s gone on, this clip… is just simply awesome.

The Rotunda

This was the rotunda from the Capitol yesterday. I felt that it needed its own post! 🙂

This is what Democracy Looks Like

I went up to the protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol yesterday (Saturday, February 19).  I have some thoughts about this (that I’ll go into later). That said, I’ll note that I didn’t see too many Walker supporters.  They occupied