Kids who use abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, and other nonstandard language tools in their text messages to each other aren’t hurting their language and reading skills, according to a newly…

Study confirms TXT SPK doesn't hurt kids' language skills – Ars Technica

While some of the projects in the [stimulus] bill make sense, their legislation is larded with wasteful spending. It includes … $140 million for something called ‘volcano monitoring.’ Instead of…

Jindal Versus the Volcano

Paul Krugman on Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s response to President Obama last night: “And leaving aside the chutzpah of casting the failure of his own party’s governance as proof that…

Jindal’s Incoherant Rebuttal