Archive for December 13th, 2008

by jhwygirl

Please consider this an open thread.

The City of Helena-Lewis & Clark County Health Board has proposed universal health care. They say their “tired of waiting for national health care reform.”

You all heard about the UM professor that was advertising on his tests to help pay for the copy machine, right? Well, a high school calculus teacher in California has picked up to do the same. What is becoming of our education system that teachers have to resort to these kind of methods to keep classrooms functioning? I mean, we aren’t talking about funding field trips or anything. The teachers that are doing this seem to be looking for just the basics. Like paper.

Bush was obviously distressed at the failed Senate vote for the auto bailout. Did you see the news clips? Well, the White House is moving towards using the Wall Street bailout monies. It’s either Bush or the Obama White House that’ll do it – remember, Obama said he wanted to see money to the auto industry. Waiting, though, may not prevent catastrophic failure. So it looks like Bush is up to bat on this one.

One take on what will happen if bankruptcy is forced upon the Big 3.

Wall Street is completely out of control.

Montana’s best high schools.

Pew Research has an interesting analysis of people’s perceptions of the economy and the current situation – personal v. national.

Minnesota tilts to Franken at last turn.

Shakespeare & Co. has been keeping great gift ideas coming. The non-fiction list was interesting. Thing is about gift shopping, I always end up getting stuff for myself.

And how’s about you all?

Chattanooga, here we come!

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