El Cabrero has been an irregular blogger this week due to running around a lot. Here are a few items that have caught my eye lately.
THOU SHALT HAVE NO OTHER GODS BEFORE IT. This Gazette story from a couple of days ago provides great insight into the politics of coal in WV. This week the industry is having a series of taxpayer funded pep rallies in which the Obama administration and the EPA will be ritually denounced. Coal is a jealous god and everybody who is anybody has to show up and burn some incense and join in the maledictions.
MORALITY AND TAXES. Here's a look at the moral sentiments that often lie behind opposition to taxes.
WHO'D A THUNK IT? Birds and turtles are cousins.
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