Pittsburgh Commuters to Get New Taste of Wingnut Wonderland

By: Saturday April 28, 2012 12:20 pm

Citizens of the City of Pittsburgh who make a habit of traveling from place to place are about to discover some of the benefits of small government conservatism recently installed in the state capitol. Barring an increase in funding from Pennsylvania’s Republican legislature or Governor, getting around in Pittsburgh will become harder this September.

A lot harder.

 

Conflict Kitchen Reaching Hearts & Minds Through The Stomach

By: Friday March 23, 2012 6:01 pm

Here’s a novel – and tasty! – approach to spreading cultural awareness of all the countries on America’s enemies list:

Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. The food is served out of a take-out-style storefront that rotates identities every six months to highlight another country.

Zero Job Growth Is No Surprise to Parents

By: Friday September 2, 2011 4:14 pm

The Markets and the Financial Media were stunned by the August Jobs report, which said there were no net jobs created in August. Whatever gains there have been in certain sectors of private industry, every parent in the country with school-age kids can tell you how a sizable chunk of those gains were erased.

Cuts to school budgets.

Serious business leaders know that poor schools today means less qualified workers tomorrow. Local chambers of commerce get it, but if you expect the US Chamber of Commerce to come out in favor of more actual spending for school districts . . . well, I’ve got an abandoned school building to sell you.

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