August 1, 2002
Oops! He did it again!

Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has managed once again to do the foot-in-mouth maneuver. According to OpinionJournal.com's "Tony & Tacky" feature, Jesse "The Brain (fart)" Ventura has dubbed the week of Oct. 13 "Christian Heritage Week" in Minnesota. Ventura, an atheist, apparently signed it by mistake. A staffer told the Star Tribune: "Somehow it got in […]

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August 1, 2002
Follow the money

A report Tuesday in the San Jose Mercury News suggests that California has become a "pay to play" state under the direction of its fundraiser-in-chief Gray Davis. State officials allowed one of California's largest polluters to increase toxic discharges into San Francisco Bay shortly after the company donated $70,500 to Gov. Gray Davis, a Mercury […]

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August 1, 2002
Political asylum in the U.S. of A

In Wednesday's OpinionJournal.com, Claudia Rosett recounts the tale of Chinese dissident Zhang Shengli. Zhang (the Chinese have their surnames first) isn't famous -- or at least he wasn't until Ms. Rosett's piece -- but he's certainly someone who deserves a place in the United States. Zhang has a history. But 20 years ago he did […]

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August 1, 2002
Good journalism

If you haven't been reading The Washington Post's series on the fall of Enron, you're missing out. The latest installment is here. I know you've heard it before, but I'd like to point out the following paragraph: That same day, Robert E. Rubin, the former Treasury secretary now with Citigroup Inc., called Peter R. Fisher, […]

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August 1, 2002
Stupid Corporate Tricks

A good friend of mine pointed out another case of disgusting corporate greed. Flood victims whose cable converters were destroyed during this month's heavy rains are being charged $300 for the damaged boxes by the company, officials said Tuesday. Karen Hartley, vice president for marketing and communications at Time Warner, said it is the company's […]

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