Thursday, April 21, 2011

NYT Revenue down bias up

Here's a hit piece in the New York Times about how Republicans don't like their candidates, inferring that the Republicans won't win the next election:

Poll Finds Lack of Passion for Republican Candidates

Here's a piece about the times net revenue falling like a rock:

Times Company Profit Falls on Weak Ad Revenue

They'll be lucky if they're still around for the next election. Ten bucks says they'll run a fake but accurate hit piece on the first day a Republican secures the nomination:

For McCain, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Its Own Risk

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Raise the tuition and lease my wife's car

The state of Arizona recently raised the tuition of the state's university's 20%. Which is OK if there is a fiscal crisis. But what if there is only a spending crisis? What if they are doing things like getting their wife a 14k a year car lease (must be a nice car) or spending thousands of dollars a year on political contributions.

How is this possible? I know, let's take the Fiesta Bowl, separate it from the University System it's supposed to help, and start abusing the system. And where are the government regulators that are supposed to monitor these things?

The Fiesta Bowl committee hosts strippers, a $30,000 birthday party, and 46k in contributions:

Allegations of campaign-finance wrongdoing tossed against Fiesta Bowl

Here's the full report:

Counsel to the Special Committee
of the Board of Directors of the Fiesta Bowl
Final Report