Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Cruising the Web

Here's a good idea. Rep. Denny Rehberg of Montana and Senator Marco Rubio have proposed a law that would require the federal government to use unspent grant money to federal debt retirement. When a state turns down federal money, it shouldn't just be spent elsewhere.

James Taranto
reads a Washington Post article about Mitch Daniels' marriage which ponders whether there would be a political problem to the fact that his wife left him in the 1990s to marry someone else and then divorced that man and returned to Daniels and they remarried. Taranto wonders why this would be a political problem. I think that, once people become aware of the story, Daniels would only benefit. The story is somewhat reminiscent of the movie Kramer vs. Kramer in that Daniels was left alone to raise the couple's four daughters. Well, in that movie, the audience sided with Dustin Hoffman struggling to raise his son rather than Meryl Streep. Otherwise, I can't see how it would be anything other than a curiosity if Daniels should choose to run.

First they went after Joe Camel. Now they've come for Ronald McDonald.

How long does it take to count votes in Wisconsin? It's still going on in the state Supreme Court election that occurred over a month ago. JoAnne Kloppenberg is so desperate that her lawyers have challenged votes from bags that had holes in them and have worked to disallow the votes of 18 cloistered nuns.

Obama can't explain why we should be bombing Libya and not Syria.

If Newt Gingrich continues with the delusion that he could win the GOP nomination, perhaps he can answer questions about why, a few years ago, he had a debt between a quarter and half-million dollars to Tiffanys.