Archive for July 10th, 2007

10
Jul
07

Dealing With Corrupt Officials

OK. China may not represent the most progressive society in the world. But when a senior politician is found to be guilty of corruption, they execute him. I wonder if that kind of fate would deter other politicians in other countries?

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10
Jul
07

The Government Should Provide…

Arguing about politics and what the role of government should be seems to be a never ending source of amusement and consternation. For those of you in the good old USA, I’m kinda curious as to what your thoughts are in regard to the following. Commenting is fine, but I’m just as happy to have started a debate or two.

The United States government should absolutely provide the following (yes or no):

  1. Police protection
  2. Housing
  3. Food
  4. Health Care
  5. Income
  6. Military Defense
  7. Infrastructure (roads, etc.)
  8. Utilities (water, electricity, etc.)
10
Jul
07

Pimp My Cart

Librarians have always had a rather boring reputation. So the Unshelved Blog decided to let shooshers compete MTV-style in a Pimp My Book Cart contest. The results are, umm, interesting…




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