David Zetland Speed Blogging for Tuesday, July 27, 2010
- Food and Water Watch has a
guide to understanding your utility's water quality report. It may
be useful, but you will have to wade through their human rights and
- Many English speakers cannot
understand the passive tense. That may explain why academics and
bureaucrats like to use it (to sound smart), but it also explains why
people have a hard time understanding them. That's a problem if citizens
cannot understand laws or their rights.
interesting thoughts on subsidies vs user pays.
- Pro-citizen groups have put together a tool to help people understand
how to draw their own borders for congressional districts. This is a
great way of seeing how far politically-biased boundaries drift from
boundaries that are objective or that serve OTHER partisan interests.
extra stuff in beer that they (Bud, Miller) don't tell you about.
- Details on why clean coal isn't.
Hattips to RT and JWT
Originally posted at Aguanomics.