Posts Tagged ‘funds’

“Grassroots”

November 29, 2008

Another term falling victim to language manipulation in the interest of political gain. Examine the metaphor. Many roots of blades of grass growing together upward, becoming a lawn (more…)

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Put them to work

November 23, 2008

Is it any more likely a convict would spit in my burger than a greasy faced teen?

Up until recently, I’ve always supported the idea of putting people in prison to work. It make economic sense, they’re costing us money so let them work off some of the tab. Same goes for welfare recipients, we allot public funds to assist them and better society, so why not get them to clean up the highways as well, right? (more…)