Archive for the “Politics” Category

I’ve been puzzling over Obama’s pick to be Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell. As The Hill has it, she previously worked as an engineer at Mobil Oil Corp. and in banking prior to joining REI.

Pledging has an important history. For example, those ascribing to the Sullivan Principles pledged to not invest in South Africa during the days of apartheid. Bear with me. Now, Americans for Tax Reform have their “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” which gets a lot of press these days because most Republican candidates have signed it.