Wednesday rapid fire

  • Immigrants’ Jobless Rate Falls Below U.S. Natives’

    The jobless rate among immigrants fell below that of U.S.-born workers last year for the first time in at least a decade, according to new government data, during a hiring boom by construction, hospitality, and other companies that rely heavily on immigrant labor.

    Unemployment among immigrants was 4.6 percent in 2005, down from 5.5 percent in 2004. The jobless rate among native-born Americans was 5.2 percent, down from 5.5 percent a year before.

    That falls in line with Glenn Reynolds’ comment of

    One difference between the demonstrations in France and the demonstrations in America: The French are demonstrating for the right not to work hard, while the demonstrators in America mostly want to work.

  • How to Pull an All-Nighter
  • Michael Yon is back
  • Classic Tough Guy One Liners, my favorites

    “Fools get away with the impossible.”,
    “She couldn’t be all bad. Nobody is.’ “She comes closest”,
    and
    “You’re better off than me… You got me for a buddy… I only got you.”

  • A nice general article on plug-in hybrids.

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