Whack-a-mole… a metaphor for Mississippi River floods and efforts by the Levee Board and the Corps of Engineers to whack the levee breaches, sand boils, back water floods, and so on that keep popping up.
What we are witnessing is the bursting of a bubble – call it the ‘political establishment bubble’.
Who can get the Corps attention and make this happen? Hello, Mississippi senators, congressmen, governor, and legislators. Who can encourage them? Hello, hunters, farmers, and landowners and the businesses that depend on them.
Good government may be an oxymoron because there’s too much of it. A good place to start whittling is on monopolies and their political enablers.
“O what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.”… Kemper’s justification is based on deceptive cost and revenue projections. Two lame duck PSC commissioners went along.
Conflict is escalating over a half way house (Bon Ami) for recovering addicts and rehabilitating ex convicts on East Northside Drive. There are three other such houses in north east Jackson. Homeowners are concerned about recovering addicts and ex cons as neighbors in rental houses and are fearful about property values and safety.
“Grubered” voters. Now that stupid voters realize they were Grubered, they really don’t like Obamacare and those responsible for it. Half of the senators responsible for it are no longer senators. The major news sources which sat on the videos are also responsible. Kelley Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum, December 8, 2014 “Mama says stupid is as […]
“A Party of Innovation will know it has succeeded by looking at one simple metric: the return on investment (ROI) from research and development must be higher than the return on lobbying (ROL). When that’s true, companies will allocate their resources to innovate rather than legislate their way to growth.” Derek Khanna is a fellow […]
With the EPA set to propose new carbon emission rules and hold forth the Kemper clean coal plant as a representative of carbon capture and storage technology, Bloomberg reviews the Kemper saga of cost overruns and controversy. With the EPA set to propose new carbon emission rules and hold forth the Kemper clean coal plant […]