Peter Funt

Uppity
05/02/2011
Is the President of the United States acting uppity? Maybe that's it. Maybe in the minds of Barack Obama's bigoted opponents it's one thing to ... Read More
Burn This Letter
04/21/2011
Dear President Obama: Here's a small piece of advice. But whatever you do, please don't cite this letter in your next speech. In fact, Mister ... Read More
Snooze Control
04/18/2011
A hastily completed study by the FAA has resulted in new operational rules for the nation's airports, where air-traffic controllers have been falling asleep in ... Read More
‘G’ Whiz
04/14/2011
In a recent speech, President Obama said that without a new energy policy, "folks will keep on makin' conventional cars." Better vehicles already exist he ... Read More
No Rx for Trips to the DL
04/08/2011
I'm no doctor, although I have played one on TV. But as a reasonably qualified baseball fan, I'm having a hard time diagnosing some of ... Read More
Keeping Secrets
03/31/2011
Government remains skilled at keeping secrets. Although the Obama administration pledged early on to exercise greater care when using the so-called "state secrets privilege" in ... Read More
You Call This an Odyssey?
03/22/2011
If nothing else, the current operation in Libya confirms that the United States has overwhelming global superiority in coming up with bad names. Odyssey Dawn ... Read More
Defunding or Defanging?
03/18/2011
There was plenty of passionate poppycock on the House floor Thursday, as members debated the Republicans' "emergency" bill to eliminate funding for National Public Radio. ... Read More
Vendor of Smiles
03/15/2011
PHOENIX - This is not about politics or the economy, at least not directly. This is about Lemonade. "Lemonade, lemonade, like grandma made!" For 26 ... Read More
$pring Training
03/10/2011
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A 30-mile zone around Phoenix is fast becoming the epicenter of spring baseball, with gorgeous landscape, ideal weather, numerous tourist services and, ... Read More