Monthly Archive: October 2008

Why the Website Was Gone All Day Long 4

Why the Website Was Gone All Day Long

The short version is that the hosting company had a problem that caused the webserver part to barf. If you want to read the long version, click through to the rest of the story.

Where I Stand 2008: Salt Lake County Ballot Questions 7

Where I Stand 2008: Salt Lake County Ballot Questions

This is a continuing series of candidate and issue endorsements for the 2008 election cycle. It seems that not an election can go by without a new bond issue on our ballot. I personally object to bonds unless we are...

Where I Stand 2008: Salt Lake County Offices 0

Where I Stand 2008: Salt Lake County Offices

This is a continuing series of candidate and issue endorsements for the 2008 election cycle. Salt Lake County Mayor This is the only three-way race in the county offices on my ballot with incumbent Peter Corroon (D) facing off against...

Where I Stand 2008: State Ballot Questions 2

Where I Stand 2008: State Ballot Questions

This is a continuing series of candidate and issue endorsements for the 2008 election cycle.

Where I Stand 2008: Federal Offices 3

Where I Stand 2008: Federal Offices

In the 2006 election cycle, I ran a series of posts detailing which candidates I thought would be best for public office at the federal, state and local levels. I'm doing the same this year based on information available about...

An Open Break-Up Letter to Bloglines 6

An Open Break-Up Letter to Bloglines

Dear Bloglines, I've been using your product ever since I figured out that clicking on the list of blogs from my blogroll or keeping a list of bookmarks would simply be too much. And you know what? It was a...

Congress Tries to Fix the "Crap Sandwich" With a Thick Cut of Pork 1

Congress Tries to Fix the "Crap Sandwich" With a Thick Cut of Pork

What do you do if you can't pass a stinker of a bill opposed by the vast majority of Americans? No, you don't try and fix it; you just dress it up with some pork-barrel spending designed to appear to...

Do you have what it takes to balance the federal budget? 4

Do you have what it takes to balance the federal budget?

American Public Media has put together a nifty little game where you can toy with various spending measures and make your own budget. Go check it out. I managed to drop the debt as a percentage of GDP by over...