Archive for November 19th, 2006

Incoming Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee: Bring Back the Draft

| November 19, 2006 | Reply
Incoming Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee: Bring Back the Draft

MSNBC reports that Americans would be required to sign up for the military draft after turning 18 under a bill that will be introduced by Charles Rangel, a Democrat, the incoming chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.  Rangel states that bringing back the draft is a way to deter politicians from launching wars: […]

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Center for Inquiry Office of Public Policy committed to science, reason, and secularism as critical building blocks of American Democracy.

| November 19, 2006 | Reply
Center for Inquiry Office of Public Policy committed to science, reason, and secularism as critical building blocks of American Democracy.

In an article entitled, “Think Tank Will Promote Thinking,” the Washington Post informed its readers about the new wing of the Center for Inquiry: The goals of the new group are to establish relationships with sympathetic legislators, provide experts to give testimony before Congress, speak publicly on issues when they are in the news, and […]

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Wishing I were car-free again…

| November 19, 2006 | 2 Replies
Wishing I were car-free again…

Mickey Knox sums up his opinion of LA: “How in hell can one live in a city where having a car is as important as having a place to live in.” I might rephrase this as “who would design a city in where having a car is as important as having a place to live […]

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