Tag Archives: politics

Wal-mart as the new head of state

(Plucked out of an email.  I cleaned this up a bit, but the factual points are quite intriguing.) 1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart every hour  of every day.  2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute! 3. Wal-Mart will sell more from … Continue reading

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The fog of disclosure: Why we must see the visuals, but never will

Killing of bin Laden deserves to be fully recorded and reported. Historic events in the life of a nation deserve to be chronicled, accurately and completely. The dispatching of Usama Bin Laden is one of those events. We must see … Continue reading

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Death Panels Revisited – WSJ.com

In the wake of a “stealth regulation” end-run where the medicare guru (Dr. Berwick, who was recess-appointed in July 2010, thus bypassing Senate confirmation) approved end-of-life consultation payments in spite of it having been pulled from the Obamacare legislation I … Continue reading

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Thanks … for the stim-u-lus … Oh, well, it was swell while it lasted

(To the tune of Bob Hope‘s “Thanks for the Memories” and apologies to him.)  By the way, you can subscribe to this blog in the box to your right. What are the consequences of federal policies, and what is the … Continue reading

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NOW he wants bipartisanship in Congress

The audacity of hope and change:  take a policy like Obama-care that 70% of the country rails against, cram it down the throats of Congress and the populace, have FORMER Speaker Polosi state “we have to pass it first and … Continue reading

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ACORN’s Troubled Past Leads to Stunning Election Day Announcement | Foxnews.com

There is justice, after all. A corrupt organization with corrupt practices that were not repudiated and decried by allegedly responsible politicians in Washington.  Its demise is a triumph for freedom as their voter registration manipulation was as direct a threat … Continue reading

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Daniel Henninger: Capitalism Saved the Miners

A couple of days ago I pondered whether the main street media would cover the role of the U.S. in assisting the rescue. They did cover it, even giving some mention of the role of faith and prayer. Kudos for … Continue reading

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What do these people think of our country?

I’m trying to quit posting provocative stuff, really, but here is something to think about.

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The rest of the Shirley Sherrod (USDA) story?

If that title doesn’t catch your eye, how about a $1.25 BILLION payout by the federal government about which you’ve probably never heard? I’m not expressing any opinion about this matter but feel it deserves to be further promulgated. I’m … Continue reading

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House Tea Party Caucus: finally, a litmus test for real conservatives

Speaker Pelosi finally, reluctantly, allowed recognition of a Tea Party Caucus for the U.S. House of Representatives after initially denying the request initiated by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn). Or perhaps the House Administration Committee did the right thing, where the … Continue reading

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