NYT writes up former Senator Alan Simpson, who is serving as co-chair of President Obama’s federal debt commission.
As you can probably imagine, Simpson’s co-chair, UNC system president Erskine Bowles, got a mention:
Mr. Simpson’s co-chairman is Erskine B. Bowles, a business-oriented Democrat who was President Bill Clinton’s chief of staff. “I think if you asked the hard left of my party if I was their favorite guy, they’d say no,” Mr. Bowles said. While that is true, the right has been decidedly more hostile to Mr. Simpson.
Mr. Bowles said Mr. Simpson is in “the sensible center,” where Mr. Bowles sees himself. “When he says we’re doing it for our grandkids, I know it sounds corny, but it’s really true,” Mr. Bowles added.
Quite a bit of talk about Ronald Reagan in the article, with a little historical revisionism being practiced.Read full article » 3 Comments »
I’ve been watching Supernanny for several years now and practicing many of her methods. So —thank goodness– I don’t have the need to respond to Saturday’s casting call at the Greensboro Natural Science Center.
Do we really have the likes of these little ‘tikes’ living here in our fair city?Read full article » No Comments »
In typical municipal government fashion, Greensboro —- with the City Council’s blessing —- has decided to hire an independent consultant to review the city’s waste disposal policy.
The N&R reports “nine companies submitted ideas on what to do with Greensboro’s trash,” with proposals including “expanding the current landfill, using alternative technologies or a combination of both.”
Why do I have the feeling that expanding the White Street landfill will not be one of the consultant’s recommendations?Read full article » No Comments »