Thursday, March 8, 2012

Winston’s Websites of the Day 3-8-12

Selflessly Scouring the Interwebs So You Don't Have To
The Symbolic Presidency 
by Matt Welch via

It should come as no surprise that when we treat our current and potential presidents like personal life coaches, while at the same time failing to hold them accountable for abdicating the most basic of their responsibilities, they lose all sense of proportion about where the government ends and their own superpower begins. Barack Obama's latest State of the Union speech featured a flurry of bizarre, over-personalized boasts about the things Super-POTUS will single-handedly circumvent.
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Writer's Digest Teaches Bloggers Almost Nothing 
Some thoughts about blogs from my very clever (and successful) blogging buddy The Mellow Jihadi

Here is the bottom line: do your thing. Write your blog however you want. Have fun. Follow your fire. Write what makes you laugh. Or what gets your hackles up. Wherever your hackles are. . .
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Now back to our regularly scheduled program:

High School kids chanting 'USA! USA' deemed a racist act 
Via the American Thinker

"USA, USA, USA," they chanted.
San Antonio Independent School District officials took the chant as a racial insult to a school with all minority players from a school with mostly white ones.
On the KSAT 12 Defenders Facebook page, Santos Villarreal's post reads "this has to stop."
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Obama's Job Creation Tax Credit: Cool Idea, Bad Policy 
By Joseph Thordike via Time Business

But here's the problem: job creation tax incentives don't work. At least not well. And to the extent they provide the appearance of efficacy without the substance, they hinder the kind of economic polich that actually might put people back to work.
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  1. Ms. Campbell is a Hero.
    Ms. Fluke is a Zero.

    1. Anonymous. You are killing me. It took me 1500 words to say exactly what you just said. Doh! Thank you for the comment.


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