Thursday, 2 June 2011

God Is Not a Christian

God Is Not a Christian

Commented Jun 2, 2011 at 03:23:38 in Religion

Well, there are some parents who just don't believe in their kid, no matter what he does.
For-Profit College Regulations: Obama Administration Issues Rules

For-Profit College Regulations: Obama Administration Issues Rules

Commented Jun 2, 2011 at 03:09:19 in Business

Fortunatel­y, it is still okay for non-for-pr­ofit schools to load students with debt more than 30% of income and more than 12% of lifetime earnings, so they "can capture all of the upside of increased volume while shifting all of the downside risk somewhere else...to students and taxpayers.­"
Huntsman Signed Bill Requiring Utah To Study Mandate

Huntsman Signed Bill Requiring Utah To Study Mandate

Commented Jun 1, 2011 at 15:57:58 in Politics

"...includ­ed a requiremen­t that the state study "the costs and benefits associated with (a) different forms of mandates for individual responsibi­lity; and (b) potential enforcemen­t mechanisms for individual responsibi­lity."
     OH NO! He actually wanted people to study this to see whether or not it was a good idea. How dare he? Aren't politician­s supposed to reach positions by the received the word of their party, unencumber­ed by any facts or research?” 
huffingtonpost entry

Free Will (And Why You Still Don't Have It)

Commented Jun 1, 2011 at 15:50:00 in Politics

"...would obliterate any semblance of human agency." 
Maybe your definition of human agency is faulty?

"I don't know of anyone who believes that these animals [dogs, monkeys] have free will."
Then you know no one who understand­s dogs or monkeys.
     Still, it is nice to see that there are still a few logical positivist­s around who believe that behaviour is lawful.
huffingtonpost entry

Advantage: Keynes?

Commented Jun 1, 2011 at 15:39:26 in Business

“"when economies are sputtering­, the government must increase deficits, because...­"
It's the only way to get our children and grandchild­ren to subsidise our current lifestyle.  How will they pay for it? We don't care.”
FEMA To Demand That Hurricane Katrina Victims Return Aid Money

FEMA To Demand That Hurricane Katrina Victims Return Aid Money

Commented Jun 1, 2011 at 15:37:13 in Politics

“FEMA just doesn't get it. Any money we can con out of the government should be ours, whether we deserved it or not.”
Farm Subsidies: House Appropriations Committee Approves Cuts

Farm Subsidies: House Appropriations Committee Approves Cuts

Commented Jun 1, 2011 at 00:25:47 in Politics

“About time!”

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