From the daily archives:

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Newsflash: Iran May Be Making a Nuclear Bomb!

February 18, 2010

I know, I know!  It’s so shocking and such a surprise — news that just seemingly appeared from nowhere! Mind the sarcasm, but Captain Obvious strikes again:  the IAEA has just released a report indicating that it seems like Iran is making a nuclear bomb.  Hans Blix was nowhere to be found in the report, [...]

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More Unexpected News: Inflation Rising Faster than Expected

February 18, 2010

In addition to the news on the ‘unexpected’ rise in new jobless claims, more economic news was released today regarding inflation, with producer prices rising at a rate of 1.4%.  Analysts were surprised.  However, it makes sense that when a government gets more and more involved in the economy, pumping trillions in through debt spending, [...]

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Jobless Claims Rise Unexpectedly, As Expected

February 18, 2010

First time jobless claims were up 31,000, to a seasonally-adjusted 473,000.  As expected, this rise was “unexpected.”  I have yet to see any economic report where the analyst’s expectations were met.   Rush is right on this.  If they are so often wrong, and results are always “unexpected”, why bother expecting anything in the first [...]

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If it’s Comprehensive, Throw it Out

February 18, 2010

Victor Davis Hansen has written a piece entitled Beware of ‘Comprehensive’ Anything, in which he details how Comprehensive legislation rarely becomes law, and any that does is usually disastrous.  Just take a look at the ‘Comprehensive’ bills or strategies we’ve had in the past few years: Comprehensive health care reform Comprehensive climate change reform (cap-and-trade) [...]

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J.D. Hayworth – Birther?

February 18, 2010

A lot of Conservatives were excited to see J. D. Hayworth enter the primaries against Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) due to McCain’s constant thumbing his nose at Conservatives for the past eight years.  True, McCain has been seemingly more conservative since his electoral defeat to the chosen one, but one obviously has to question his [...]

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