Stories We Just Don’t Have Time To Sneeze At

“We’re not trying to suppress dissension or criticism,” he said. “We’re just trying to find out where it’s coming from.”-Eclipse Aviation CEO Vern Raburn on trying to find out the identity of commenters to blog posts about his company, Albuquerque Journal, 4.22.08 I’d love to opine sophomorically on the above quote, the microscopic thinness of… Read More Stories We Just Don’t Have Time To Sneeze At

Let’s Be Trite and At Least Think About Following the Money

Sometimes the story is what’s not in the story. Take Andrea Schoellkopf’s piece in today’s Journal, “Funds For 19 Charters Put On Hold”. The non-story is that APS has finally decided to actually require charter schools to have spending plans for capital outlay money (i.e. pork) before the District will release the money. In keeping… Read More Let’s Be Trite and At Least Think About Following the Money

The Wednesday Link on Tuesday Night: Laughing Through Tears

A very, very low-fi Power Point graph fromProfessor Robert S. McElvaine at Millsaps College Okay, we’ve had enough griping and arguing around here to last at least another 500 blogposts. Boring. Your not quite daily source of not quite news or information is threatening to turn from “Burque Babble” into “Slit Your Wrist, Here’s How”.… Read More The Wednesday Link on Tuesday Night: Laughing Through Tears