“The US government has agreed to pay $3.4bn (£2.1bn) to settle a long-running case over Native American land.  The Cobell case, filed in 1996, alleged the government had mismanaged billions of dollars in income from natural resources on Native American land.  Under the deal the interior department will share $1.4bn (£859m) among 300,000 tribe members […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2009

Biology is not a mortal sin.    We can not be held to account over those actions for which we have no control.   I that light, I reject the Jimmy Carter standard that it is a sin to have lust in your heart.   Rather I hold the standard for sin is the Teddy Kennedy standard,  lust […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2009

Man bite dog, and I link to Barbara Walter    Jenny Sanford on her husband chronic infidelity, from Brad Larosa and Lauren Sher, ABC News: “It’s been a crazy year. … Certainly his actions hurt me, and they caused consequences for me, but they don’t in any way take away my own self-esteem. They reflect poorly […]

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Eric Florack on December 8th, 2009

MESSAGE TO RICK SANTORUM: Go home. You’re neither wanted nor needed. Particularly, as POTUS. ACORN: NO ILLEGALITY? The Politico: An outside review of the beleaguered community group ACORN has found “serious management challenges,” but no pattern of illegal activity. The review, commissioned by ACORN in the wake of a hidden video expose that showed a […]

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