Flippin' Amsterdam Blog

Two Plus Two Equals.. Who Knows?!

In 2012, you can apparently shine on the national political stage by reminding the American public that, indeed, and without question, “two plus two equals four”. [youtube=http://youtu.be/6Zv_PjAfiMU] What’s shocking to me is that President Clinton’s assertion was treated as established fact not subject to rebuttal...

Woo Hoo!

More great news for the demolitionists as Esquire faces the wrecking ball! Let’s not forget the demolitionists’ underlying religiosity on demolition — the more we wreck, the better off we are. Of course, the funding for demolition through bonding and its attendant costs to the...

They Won't Pay That

Best take down of the Republican meme of Obama’s “You didn’t build that.”:  As for the delegates who stay healthy, we hope you’ll enjoy your stay and that your cheers of “we built this!” are worth the $50,307 you’ll have to refund the government for...

Defying the Laws of Gravity

With the Republican National Convention in session, I’m reminded of this from the primary debates: [youtube=http://youtu.be/iDmsk0dwPyo] Here’s the thing about one of our major parties — they are increasingly untethered from the empirical world. It goes well beyond denialism of established science and scientific reason...

Hiatus

My hiatus is turning into sabbatical, so in the meanwhile, please take my survey. [polldaddy poll=6479023]

Is it Safe?

With MOSA’s service agreement nearing its end, I’ll look forward to how this whole ordeal plays out as it makes for rich material for the blog; on the other hand, we should reflect on how less rich MOSA has made the tax payers of Montgomery...

New Blog in Town

A bit late in publicizing this but check out Mark Perfetti’s photoblog here.  Well worth your time if you appreciate photography.    

Line-by-Line

No matter the issue facing our city, the answer is always taxes are too high and what we need to solve the problem is to cut expenses line-by-line. According to this reasoning, our budgets have buried within them a secret set of expenses, that once...