Archive for the 'politics' Category

Here’s your “change”: a centrally-planned economy

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Andy Stern — the head thug at the SEIU — has been appointed to Obama’s Deficit Reduction Panel. So, what does Andy Stern have to say about the role of the Obama administration in “changing” America? Check out this video. Some nice quotes: “and clearly government has a major opportunity to distribute wealth.” “So all […]

The most important link that nobody is discussing

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Transformation by Andy McCarthy. Andy McCarthy is a damn smart man who explains a secret truth. So few understand it, least of all the Republicans. * * * UPDATE: Well, it appears that Andy’s post is getting the attention it deserves after all. Writing at the Corner, Jonah Goldberg (a hero of this blog, by […]

By all means, let’s copy the NHS.

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Coming soon to an American hospital near you — Misery, Thy Name Is Bureaucracy: Stafford Hospital in Staffordshire, England is an example. A retired government risk assessor had been asked by a patients’ group to examine the feasibility of installing bedside telephones for the patients. Once you get past the fact that there exists a […]

Why Even Bother?

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Mark Steyn has a post from this weekend that is a must-read. In When Responsibility Doesn’t Pay, Steyn compares the crisis in Greece (and the EU in general) with California. Will the US wake up and paddle to shore before we plunge over the falls, or will we paddle even harder to catch up with […]

“I love death, death loves me…”

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Derb poetically summarizes the latest from the Hamas death cult: I love death, death loves me, Martyrdom will make us free . . . ‘Toon in to hate: POISONING MINDS: A new Gaza TV cartoon features a giant-nosed Jewish villain slaughtering kids as a Palestinian Authority cop does nothing. Hamas’ terrorist TV channel — which […]

How To Speak “Tea Bag”

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

How to speak “Tea Bag” from those objective “journalists” at NPR. Your hard-earned money at work!

Only $533,000 per Job

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The Heritage Foundation’s Rea Hederman and Brian Riedl break down the numbers on “stimulus” spending and jobs. Stimulus Success: At Only $533,000 per Job: The Associated Press is touting an estimate posted on the federal government’s website that $16 billion in stimulus contract spending has created or saved 30,000 jobs. So using the White […]

The “Global Warming” Video Censored by Stanford.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

(Hat tips: Michelle Malkin) Whoops. Stanford University professor Stephen Schneider used to be an advocate for Global Cooling until he decided that Global Warming was actually the real bogeyman. He appeared on video for an upcoming film, but then the brave stalwarts of truth and science at Stanford decided to pull permission to show the […]

UN Climate Reports and the Global Warming Lies

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Mark Sheppard’s latest article, UN Climate Reports: They Lie, debunks — yet again — the whole lie behind the infamous “Hockey Stick graph” which conveniently ignores the Medieval Warm Period and the Little Ice Age. The public’s belief in manmade climate change doesn’t hang on its grasp of geophysics or thermodynamics. Technical explanations of positive […]

Tom Friedman’s Selective Outrage

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Paul at powerline has a great piece on the hypocrisy and stupidity of NY Times columnist Tom Friedman’s latest column. “Why Tom Friedman should have followed his alleged instincts” starts with an excerpt from Pete Wehner: I’ve written before about the importance of civility in public discourse and the need for what has been called […]

The Audacity of Hos

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

John Stewart on the ACORN Pimp-Gate. Finally, someone — a fake journalist — is calling the MSM on it’s complete incompetence in being scooped by a 20 and a 25-year old on a $3000 budget. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Good Morning, Fellow Un-American Mobsters

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Not so thrilled about ObamaCare? If you’ve attended one of the many town hall meetings to discuss this issue with your Representative, well, you’re un-American according to Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer. ‘Un-American’ attacks can’t derail health care debate’ By Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer: In the meantime, as members of Congress spend time at […]

The Public Plan is not about Choice.

Friday, August 7th, 2009

The “public plan” is not about choice — it is about eliminating private insurance companies so that there is a single-payer system, the Imperial Federal government of the United States. It’s been designed that way from scratch.

ACORN’s thugocracy-tactics and the disdain for Free Expression

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

(Hat tip: Michelle Malkin) See the true nature of ACORN activists — intimidation, disdain for freedom of speech and protest, and thug tactics reminiscent of the New Black Panther Party which intimidated voters this past election. Welcome to the thugocracy. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” — John F. Kennedy

TARP — $700 billion morphs to $23.7 trillion

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Remember the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bill to bail out the banks? Well, as it turns out, the Treasury Department has not exactly been forthcoming about the final bill. So says Neil Barofsky, the inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Watchdog: Financial Bailout Support Could Reach $23.7 Trillion: The total […]

The End of Private Health Insurance

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Well, it only took the first 16 pages of the House’s Health Care bill to kill private insurance. Read this article at Investor’s Business Daily, It’s Not An Option: Congress: It didn’t take long to run into an “uh-oh” moment when reading the House’s “health care for all Americans” bill. Right there on Page 16 […]

Iranian Regime “Making Up” Crowds with Photoshop

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Remember last year when Iran was caught red-handed photoshopping missiles? Well, now they’re at it again, this time photoshopping “supporters” into pro-Ahmadinejad rallies. That’s some support you’ve got their, Ahmadinejad. From Ahmadinejad’s Millions of Photoshopped Supporters: (Click on the image for a larger version)

“Government Motors”: Picking Losers, Screwing Winners

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Don’t miss George Will’s column, “Have We Got a Deal For You”. The article touches on the fact that the sickly “Government Motors” will now have an unfair advantage over a healthy Ford. One other point to consider is that Ford’s very employees — members of the UAW — are now owner-partners with the government […]

Government Motors Must Be Stopped

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Hugh Hewitt has an article, “Stopping Government Motors”, that is so thorough I really don’t have anything to add. You really should read the entire piece. Here’s an excerpt: Almost everyone grasps immediately the deep unfairness to Ford and even the offshore carmakers that now compete against the massive subsidies of the federal government. How […]

Code Word “Empathy”

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Read Neal’s latest political posts at Liberty Waning. *** Jonah Goldberg has a piece today on Obama’s “empathy” criterion in choosing Sonia Sotomayor to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice David Souter on the nation’s highest court. Check out “Empathy vs. Impartiality” to see what Obama really means when he emphasizes “empathy”: But Obama has something […]