Random commentary and senseless acts of blogging.
The first Republican president once said, "While the people retain their virtue and their vigilance, no administration by any extreme of wickedness or folly can seriously injure the government in the short space of four years." If Mr. Lincoln could see what's happened in these last three-and-a-half years, he might hedge a little on that statement.
Prisoners of Azkaban
Thursday, April 17, 2003
Grand Old Party Animal of the Day
60 percent of Coloradans oppose school vouchers, according to a February poll -- following up on the defeat of a voucher plan in a statewide vote in 1992, where proponents lost 66 to 34. Yet according to The Associated Press, last Friday a state Senate committee accepted a $78,300 check from the pro-voucher Colorado Alliance for Reform in Education -- and promptly approved a public-school voucher program the group supports.
When asked for a comment, state Sen. Ron Teck (R-Grand Junction) said, ''If everyone would show up with a check, that would make this job so much easier."