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France Goes Socialist

May 7, 2012

The people of France voted for change yesterday — from a right-leaning President in Sarkozy to the Socialist Francois Hollande.  The markets voted today — first down, then profit-taking.  Not a tantrum, but not an endorsement either. The people of France, like those in Greece and Italy, have chosen to wait until another day to [...]

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Is Obama a Socialist?

February 23, 2010

He’s orchestrated the wholesale takeover of the auto industry, he is attempting to confiscate 1/6 of the U.S. economy, he wants to nationalize the student loan industry, he wants tighter control over the banking industry and mortgage industry, and he wants to control the salaries of executives.  Bill O’Reilly doesn’t think he’s a socialist, but [...]

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Bring Back The L Word

March 2, 2009

During the past few months, I’ve argued that conservatives overuse the word “socialism.”  That’s not to say the word shouldn’t be used when describing certain policies from time to time.  When discussing health care for example, few words better describe the Democrats’ goal of government control than “socialism.”  Using the word as a blanket description [...]

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Journalistic Malpractice

October 20, 2008

Barack Obama apparently has some explaining to do.  On his 2000 and 2002 tax returns, he listed $16,500 and $34,491 in speaking fees.  Yet, under Illinois State Ethics law, as a State Senator from 1997 to 2004, he was prohibited from receiving any speaking fees.  The Illinois Governmental Ethics Act provides: (5 ILCS 420/2-110) Sec. 2-110. [...]

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