The Mississippi River Bridge Was Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down

Two years ago, yesterday, in Minneapolis the I-35 W Mississippi River Bridge (known officially as Bridge 9340) like the London Bridge in the Nursery Rhyme came falling down during the peak of rush hour, 6:05 PM, CDT. Many of those who are fond of chanting that we are the greatest country in the world, we're number one, haven't paid attention to the changes in our infrastructure in the last 50 to 60 years.

Yes, Big Brother is Watching You

With the revelation that the CIA's domestic spying program is bigger than we ever thought, it is clear that there are a lot of very busy people, poking around in our daily business. We can only hope that not only are there many many people watching us, but that some of them might actually be watching the bad guys, the dangerous terrorists.

A Method to Michele Bachmann’s Census Madness

It seems that there might actually be a method to Rep. Michele Bachmann's Census fear mongering madness. Since Bachmann derives most of her reelection campaign funds from outside of her district, and she is struggling to raise cash, could it be that Bachmann is using Census paranoia to refill her campaign coffers for her reelection bid in 2010?