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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Bailout Timesuck

January 14, 2009

In the era of wasteful government bailouts comes a new timesuck, The Bailout Game, in which you get to play the part of Ben Bernanke at bailing out Wall Street! Have at it! H/T: NRO’s The Corner

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When I Was Your Age

January 14, 2009

Tonight’s Providence Journal blog made me realize that I was born about 25 years too soon.  Apparently, certain school districts (including the one I attended as youngster)  now view “extreme cold” and two to four inches of snow, IN NEW ENGLAND, IN JANUARY, as a reason to cancel school THE NIGHT BEFORE. File this one [...]

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Obama Plays A Cowboy

January 14, 2009

Barack Obama played the role of a cowboy during a recent interview with the affable Eva Braun of television news, stating that he wanted to “capture or kill” Osama Bin Laden.  Sounds a lot like “Dead or Alive” to me.  It looks like the left has yet another intellectual honesty test. Obama was right when [...]

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Democrat Spending Spree Begins with SCHIP

January 14, 2009

The Democrat Spending Spree has begun.  The House just passed an expansion to the SCHIP program which becomes universal health care for children.  The bill, which was previously vetoed by Bush, would expand the SCHIP program to cover those who already have private insurance, as well as children in families making $83,000 per year.  It [...]

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Don’t Panic: Living the Satire

January 14, 2009

The American Spectator ran an article yesterday which mixed two things I really love, combining contemporary politics and clever 1980s British satirists through poking fun at Obamanomics using the work of the late Douglas Adams! Here are a few lines Joseph Lawler draws from Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: On the Presidency: As the alien Ford Prefect explains to the [...]

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A Real Economic Stimulus

January 14, 2009

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) of the Republican Study Committee, is proposing an alternative to the Obama New New Deal Economic Stimulus.  Congressman Jordan describes the details of the stimulus over at RedState: We don’t believe in tax-and-stimulate. We believe in cutting taxes to put more money back in the hands of the families and job [...]

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Obama Treasury Pick Is Tax Evader

January 14, 2009

It appears that Barack Obama’s Pick for Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner, failed to pay $42k in back taxes between 2001 and 2004.  Considering that one of the Secretary of the Treasury’s responsibilities is overseeing the IRS, does this spell trouble for Obama’s nominee?  How is one supposed to oversee the $350 billion dollars [...]

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