Jason Chaffetz scares the crap out of me, but …

… I think he’s doing the right thing, here: Chaffetz won’t earmark road funds, gives state cash – Salt Lake Tribune Washington » Rep. Jason Chaffetz plans to punt about $15 million to the Utah Department of Transportation instead of earmarking it himself, saying merit — not politics — should determine what roads get built […]

Ms. Palin, your fifteen minutes are over …

… we would certainly appreciate it if you decided to disappear now. You don’t have what it takes to carry a national ticket. The longer you stay in the spotlight, the more of a wack-job wingnut you prove yourself to be … and while many of us actually like that you keep shooting yourself in […]


This is the John McCain that I once respected, and for whom in years past, I would have considered voting … well , except for the Sarah Palin comments in the middle of the speech. If this had been the John McCain that had been campaigning for the past several months, I feel the election […]

It’s time

Sometimes, I really wish I didn’t have to turn to the foreign media to get the best news from an unbiased and objective perspective. The Economist has long been one of those foreign sources of news to which I have turned to get a broader perspective of world events. The Economist generally has a center-right […]

A Brief History of Fruit Fly Research

Fruit flies or Sarah Palin … I know which way I’d vote. Fruit flies have done far more good for the American people than has the Alaskan Governor. But apparently, Ms. Palin feels that if she doesn’t understand a program, then it’s not worth spending money on … and since her understanding of pretty much […]

2012 already?

While I certainly expected Sarah Palin to run for the top spot of the ticket in 2012, I didn’t expect her campaign to start before the 2008 election was over. McCain’s name nowhere to be seen at Palin rally – CNN.com POLK CITY, Florida (CNN) — At a boisterous Sarah Palin rally in Polk City, […]