• jtperkin commented on the blog post Ignorant, Racist Americans Slam Miss America Winner

    2013-09-16 18:09:29View | Delete

    Also interesting, didn’t one contestant do a “foreign” Irish jig, and another a “foreign” Russian ballet? Or are those the right kind of foreign?

  • jtperkin commented on the diary post White House Has No Comment on Anti-Gay Inaugural Pastor Choice by Teddy Partridge.

    2013-01-09 18:33:34View | Delete

    I can’t bring myself to sign the petition. I don’t think there should be a member of the clergy there at all. I know it’s not technically a violation of the establishment clause, but how about leading in such a way that doesn’t privilege a tradition of hate? I sent a message through the White [...]

  • jtperkin commented on the blog post They emaciated it

    2012-08-27 02:42:32View | Delete

    As I recall, aren’t a lot of those states in dark green the ones that get the most federal monies? I seem to remember that northern states get less than a dollar back in federal funding for every dollar sent to DC, while states like Alabama and Mississippi get more than a dollar back. What, exactly, is that money going for?

  • jtperkin commented on the blog post The Continued Intellectual Dishonesty of Jonathan Gruber

    2011-11-17 20:35:29View | Delete

    His company just sent a flyer to my school offering “educational” DVDs about economics. After spending two minutes looking at the sample discussion questions, I immediately told our curriculum person to throw away the catalog and never order anything from them. And this was before I knew anything about who he was or what he believed.