Remember good old Thad McCotter? He was a US Representative from Michigan who flirted dangerously long with running for President on the Republican ticket. Why, he was so good at running for President that he sorta forgot to run for …Continue reading →
Some interesting ideas come out of the Michigan primary because the Czar believes Michigan is a pretty good miniature model of the United States: diffuse red with pockets of dense blue. And with an open primary, Michiganders of both parties …Continue reading →
MC is dying to learn more about tax subsidies. Thanks for the amplification, but I’m still not getting it. The government is still picking winners and losers, and in this case the winner is the film industry. The short-term benefit …Continue reading →
Amazed writes in: re: Your post of 1/29/12 about seeing Real Steel. Answer: You’re welcome. My share of the $18.3 million dollar subsidy the gazillionaire producers got in taxpayer money for filming Real Steel for 2 weeks in my old …Continue reading →
Ah, Michigan. You almost make ‘Puter feel good about living Upstate. Almost. Detroit’s public schools are in the hands of a turnaround specialist, and seem destined for municipal bankrutpcy (Chapter 9, for those of you keeping score at home). And …Continue reading →
Governor Paterson’s wife thinks his poor poll ratings are caused by New Yorkers’ latent racism. Mrs. Paterson is wrong. We can’t stand Gov. Paterson because he allowed a budget with a 9% spending increase to pass without veto in the …Continue reading →
Check out this little factoid via Megan McArdle of The Atlantic. Driving one million people (of 1.85 million total)out of your city in just 50 years is amazing. I don’t think even the Black Plague had that kind of kill …Continue reading →
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