Dan Riehl compares Pulitzer winner Dana Priest 2002 versus 2005.
Update: Was McCarthy in cahoots with Dana Priest and was she used by Dana Priest, in an effort to conceal Priest’s plagiarism and make it appear as if her ‘reporting’ was more credible than it actually was?
Also via Dan, Gary Sinese is leading the fundraising effort for the American Veterans Disabled For Life memorial on the Mall in Washington, DC. Their website is here.
Nearly 1,600 schools shuttered. Some 205,000 public workers unpaid. Most government offices closed.
The U.S. Caribbean territory is staggering under a nearly $740 million budget shortfall and heading toward a grim scenario Monday, when it will run out of cash to pay salaries and provide public services if local lawmakers don’t approve a bailout plan.
Puerto Rico has a hugely bloated bureaucracy and its government’s spending makes NJ look modest by comparison. As Newton said,
Let’s be honest: the cause of this whole mess was overall, long-term fiscal irresponsibility, plain and simple.
Today’s articles from Maria
CIA ROGUE’S SAD FANS
How far can you drive on a bushel of corn? Crunching the numbers on alternative fuels Take a look at the (pdf file) chart, and make sure to read the article.
More blogging later today.
update My apologies. I’m still tied up with work.