Al Gore’s Own Inconvenient Truth

I stole this headline from the blogger Wizbang. It was too appropriate to pass up. After his rousing reception at the Oscar awards for his documentary on global warming, Al Gore has been exposed as a first class hypocrite when it comes to his own personal energy consumption. Apparently he is using 20 times more energy than the average American and the energy efficient features of his Tennessee...
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Pet Peeve #27: Tacky Political Signs Dominate Neighborhood Landscape

This political sign thing is getting out of hand. Not only are the pleas for our votes getting larger and more numerous, but they are popping up far earlier than necessary. Do I really need three full months of averting my gaze from these ugly eyesores . . . to say nothing of the smiling, waving representatives that congregate on every busy intersection to try to make eye contact. I can...
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Gov Ehrlich Caves To Political Pressure In Firing Robert Smith

I have been a fairly consistent supporter of Gov. Ehrlich. As a fellow Princetonian, staunch Republican and lover of sports, I have a number of common touch points that bind us together. I have had the opportunity to meet him on several occasions and have been impressed with his integrity and openness of communication. But his recent firing of a political appointee over his personal...
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Talking Streetlight Cameras Miss The Mark

In an effort to stem the tide of streetlight theft, Baltimore City has installed some cameras that can both photograph what is moving and shout out a police-like warning. Bold thievery runs rampant in the streets of Baltimore, where 136 streetlights have been stolen in the past few months. How to deal with this larceny? That’s easy, do something indiscriminate and stupid. Train five...
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New Jersey Selects Its Dynamic State Slogan

Jeffrey Antman, the contributer of New Jersey’s new slogan, shares a laugh with Govenor Richard J. Codey. The Governor of New Jersey recently announced the selection of their new state slogan – designed to attract additional tourism: “New Jersey, Come See for Yourself.” In an earlier blog I had documented the exhaustive investigative process – obviously I was...
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Senator Kennedy Forced To Acknowledge His Hypocrisy

In another classic example of “What goes around comes around” Senator Ted Kennedy was pressured into bowing out of an all-male club that bore some similarities to the Princeton organization that has been the center of criticism during the confirmation hearings for Judge Alito. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, has quit his more than 50-year membership in the Owl Club,...
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