Author Archives: Headmistress

Publication Ban Lifted

Justice John Gomery has lifted the publication ban on Jean Brault’s testimony, allowing the Canadian media to finally report the testimony to the Canadian public. From Captain’s Quarters, a worthy blogger, whose posts here and here should catch you up on the Adscam story.

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Exciting news

from Iraq: Iraq’s presidential council was sworn in Thursday and named Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari as interim prime minister, the country’s most powerful position, further consolidating the power shift in postwar Iraq. and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani was also sworn in as Iraq’s new interim president, reaching out to Sunnis by urging “our Sunni brothers […]

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A Suitable (and Necessary) Gift for the Head Girl


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Wal-Mart in Contrary Maryland

I thought we had mentioned a Maryland law passed recently which would have required Wal-Mart to spend 8 percent of their payroll on employee health benefits. I can’t find the post, though, so it must have been one of the many lost in the ether of the internet before we learned to copy and save […]

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Schiavo Memo, again

On March 20, Washington Post journalist Mike Allen reported that the infamous ‘Schiavo Memo’ was distributed ‘only to Republican Senators.’ Further down in the story, he refers to it again, this time as an ‘An unsigned one-page memo, distributed to Republican senators.’ The emphasis in the above sentence is my own. We now know that […]

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