Monday, November 22, 2010

Cruising the Web

Get ready for more and more articles related to this subject: what will be the effect on the Obama presidency when California completely collapses?

Another video of Christie porn as he details what happened when the president of the New Jersey teachers union came by to apologize for one of her officers sending out an email asking teachers to pray for his death. One thing I've noticed from all these videos is that he has very good comedic timing. Not a big thing, but a plus.

It's the twenty-year anniversary of Margaret Thatcher's resignation from office. Here are some reflections from Charles Moore.

Nancy Pelosi is whining that she didn't get as much attention as the first female Speaker of the House compared to John Boehner getting on the cover of Time and Newsweek. Oh please.

Congratulations to Renee Ellmers whose victory over Bob Etheridge in the NC district neighboring mine was confirmed this week.

David Lat has a write-up
summarizing Jan Crawford's interview of Justice Scalia at the Federalist Society. Find out what Scalia has on his iPod and why he hires clerks from Harvard and Yale. (Link via Ann Althouse)

More evidence that the Democrats were being deceptive when they promised that no one would have to lose their own health care plan due to ObamaCare. More and more health insurers are canceling their Medicare Advantage plans displacing about 700,000 people with those accounts. Expect more.

For Harry Potter fans, this is fun - Eight ways to spin off the Harry Potter franchise. I like the idea of a TV show based on the Hogwarts Teachers Lounge. As a teacher, I've always objected to the small role played by the teachers at the school. Here you have the best wizards all gathered in one place and instead, the wizard world relies time and again on three kids to save it? I know it's a series for kids - but I'd like to hear more about the adult wizards.