While I appreciate the leadership it took to pass this bill, we must remember that our work is not done. This bill is a temporary, narrowly focused statute to deal with the most immediate shortcomings in the law.
PREVENTING DISASTERS. The Minnesota bridge collapse may have absolutely nothing to do with the topic of this post but it made me think again about the particular problems the political system creates in attempts to prevent similar disasters. For example, consider an elected politician who notices that the area's infrastructure is in poor shape and who works to repair it. These repairs require higher taxes, let's say. Suppose that the roads and bridges are then all fixed and new elections come around.
ON BOOBAGE. You can now tell your grandchildren that you learned that word here. It is a good term for what is happening atMSNBC. On July 30, nearly half an hour of the MSNBC news day was devoted to the discussion of Hillary Clinton's cleavage. If you happened to see the picture starting all this fuss you might scratch your head. To paraphrase, I've seen exposed cleavage, and that picture is not it.