Posts Tagged ‘Michael Perkins’

Our Morning Roundup: Washington Times “Owns” Chas Freeman Story

Good morning, City Desk readers. The one and only Ted Scheinman is chilling in the tropics this week, and yours truly has been tasked with turning regular Wednesday roundup into WTF?! Wednesday roundup. How about this weather, huh? Huh? The boss (as in, my boss) knows what I'm talking about. News and commentary about Phish, [...]

Our Morning Round-Up: The Day After Average Day

Good morning, City Desk readers. Did y'all enjoy your average day? Check out our average day tag to read yesterday's reporting experiment in full. Now for Freedom Friday:

George Mason University's economics department (known for its unquantifiable love of freedom) is losing the very smart Peter T. Leeson to the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory [...]

Our Morning Round-Up: Culture11 Bites the Dust

Good morning, City Desk readers. It's Libertarian Friday, are you ready to rage against the system? Great! Here's some news:

Culture11, the conservative/libertarian Web magazine started by Conor Friedersdorf, Peter Suderman, Joe Carter, David Kuo, and James Poulos and based in Arlington, laid off its entire staff on Wednesday. According to Kuo: "We raised a certain [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Choice Is so Overrated

Good morning, City Desk readers. It's Friday, Jan. 9, which means we'll have a new president in 11 days. Psyched? You totally should be–your City Paper is hard at work on a mind-blowing inauguration issue. Another reason to be psyched is that I've been mainlining coffee since 5 a.m., which means this roundup is gonna [...]

WMATA Shoots Down Blogger’s Request for Cheap Info

Michael Perkins, the creator of infosnack.org and a contributor to Greater Greater Washington, is a little miffed with Shiva Pant and the folks over at the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority:
"The websites [infosnack.org and greatergreaterwashington.org] do not serve to provide information to the general public, therefore we find that you are not a representative of [...]

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