News Roundup

News Roundup for Wednesday, April 1

As unusual as some of these items seem, none contain April Fools’ jokes as far as we know. Flushing trees down the toilet: “The tenderness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country’s love of gas-guzzling cars, fast food or McMansions” (A convenient recycled tissue and paper guide is available…

News Roundup for Tuesday, March 31

An occasional posting of news stories that pique our interest for no special reason. A blast from the NYTimes past (1999): “The opponents of the measure gloomily predicted that by unshackling banks and enabling them to move more freely into new kinds of financial activities, the new law could lead to an economic crisis down…

News Roundup for Monday, March 30

An occasional posting of news stories that pique our interest for no special reason. Chapman Law professor Tom Campbell is dark horse Republican candidate for governor –  “if California’s leaders had insisted on hard spending caps when Gov. Gray Davis was in office, with his last budget, adjusted for inflation and population, ‘we would actually…