Archive for December, 2009

Obama chooses his Vietnam

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Peace on earth, good will toward men. Fine sentiments. But as citizens of a republic, can we really assume we’ll be held forever blameless for the actions of our government? Barack Obama, who if he were not in office would be applying for a Community Development Block Grant to stage anti-war rallies in Chicago, just […]

Carson City controlled by the Ku Klux Klan?

Friday, December 18th, 2009

The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, working in tandem with an outfit called the “Western States Center,” has compiled a new report dubbed “Facing Race: 2009 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equality.” The handout awards Carson City’s Democrat-dominated Assembly “an A-plus for 100 percent support for racial equity bills,” while exiling the state Senate to […]

Ignore that little man behind the curtain …

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

“Only two rogue scientists,” as the oh-so-reassuring Climategate Deniers would have us believe? Merely a few phrases “taken out of context … from some 10-year-old-mails,” as Climate Guru Al Gore assured the TV hosts last weekend — at the same time he was insisting we can get all the energy we need through subterranenan heat […]

Senate plan would tax botox, boob jobs

Friday, December 11th, 2009

In 2004, New Jersey Democratic Assemblyman Joseph Cryan had a brilliant idea. Only rich people get cosmetic surgery, right? So — if one of the goals of the redistributive state is to impoverish the rich, thus discouraging them from investing their money in job-creating businesses — why not tax cosmetic surgery? After all, a 6 […]

Mellllting, the global warming fraud is mellllting …

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

By now, you doubtless know a dastardly hacker broke into the e-mail system at the Climate “Research” Unit at the University of East Anglia in Britain late last month, grabbing and making public more than 1,000 e-mails that expose how these “scientific experts,” cited so often to confirm “man-made global warming,” have been fudging their […]

Why isn’t there a ‘phone affordability crisis’?

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

What was it like to go to a doctor in America 60 years ago? The family doctor couldn’t offer high-tech diagnostic tests or treatments, mind you. But neither would you find the office full of employees negotiating on telephones with Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurers, trying to determine what treatments would be “covered,” and what […]