Tom Olin - Tue, 02/19/2008 - 01:48
In 2000, I thought John McCain would make a good President. Among other things, I admired his apparent willingness to say what he thought regardless of whose feathers he might ruffle. His Straight Talk Express symbolized the idea.
Tom Olin - Fri, 01/11/2008 - 02:11
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ranked the U.S. last among 19 leading industrialized countries in deaths that could have been prevented by access to timely and effective healthcare. You can read the Reuters article or visit the school's site for the actual report.
Here are responses from some of our politicians:
Tom Olin - Sat, 01/05/2008 - 20:54
The Associated Press reports on a man freed after 26 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. This is the 15th case since 2001 in which a Dallas County inmate has been freed by DNA evidence.
Tom Olin - Sat, 01/05/2008 - 19:47
One of my pet peeves is poor web site design and implementation. Here's one example of screwing it up multiple ways.
The Entertainment book offers 2-for-1 dining coupons and other types of discounts. I've purchased the book in past years, although I tried something else last year. Entertainment is now offering their 2008 books at a reduced price, so I decided to buy one. Most online purchases are easily done in a couple minutes. Not so here.
Tom Olin - Fri, 12/21/2007 - 01:43
Anybody who says the media never publishes good news obviously missed The Today Show today. Within about 30 minutes, the show broadcast three separate good news stories:
Tom Olin - Sun, 12/09/2007 - 15:30