From the daily archives:

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Annie C on “The View”

January 13, 2009

A friend tipped me off to this video from Annie C’s recent appearance on The View: Nice move by Ann.  She continues to expand her exposure (and market) beyond just the Conservatives who love everything she’s all about… think about the show’s audience:  who’s home at 11am to watch The View in the first place?  People I typically [...]

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Suing a Chief Justice

January 13, 2009

Well-known atheist activist Michael Newdow is suing Chief Justice John Roberts over the phrase “so help me God”, to be used at Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration.  The Chief Justice was served with the suit at his primary residence, and reacted gracefully.  One has to wonder about the legal implications of suing a sitting justice of [...]

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Bailout Fever Poses Problems for the Baseline

January 13, 2009

A common element of proponents of the current bailout / stimulus fever is the fact that it is required to fix the economy, and temporary.  Thus, the estimated budget deficit of 2009 of $1 Trillion is seen as unfortunate, but necessary. In an editorial at Bloomberg, Kevin Hassett of the American Enterprise Institute points out [...]

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Catholic and Conservative Without Contradiction

January 13, 2009

I have heard a lot over the years about how Catholics tend to be divided in their political beliefs between liberalism and conservatism.  Indeed, the Catholic electorate tends to swing back and forth between the Democrats and Republicans depending on the year.  It is widely assumed that being Catholic means that you are socially conservative [...]

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