California Political Class Wants Boycott of Arizona — California Voters Want Arizona Type Immigration Law

Just below in A Quote For Our Times I posted a quote from the 2002 book Government Failure: A Primer On Public Choice, which opines that Lincoln’s phrase from the last line of the Gettysburg Address [“that this nation, under … Continue reading

Hillary and Taxes — Chutzpah on Parade

It should also be noted that when “the rich” have more of their money stolen by the likes or Hillary Clinton they have less money to invest. When the government takes that money and squanders it on worthless government programs … Continue reading

A Quote For Our Times

Lincoln would now see government not of, by, and for all the people but of, by, and for some kinds of people. He would see it not as of all the people but as of the political activists. He would … Continue reading

The Spoils System In the Obama Administration

18 U.S.C. Sec. 211: Whoever solicits or receives, either as a political contribution, or for personal emolument, any money or thing of value, in consideration of the promise of support or use of influence in obtaining for any person any … Continue reading

Top Kill Worked? — Maybe

UPDATE Sunday: Failure. BP throws in the towel. It didn’t work. UPDATE: Apparently the top kill experiment hadn’t been completed when this story was first broken by the LA Times and it is now not certain whether its going to … Continue reading

Obama Approval Index At Lowest Ever

Rasmussen reports that Obama’s approval index (the difference between those who strongly approve and those who strongly disapprove) has hit the lowest point in his presidency and now stands at −22. Obama missing in action on the Gulf oil spill … Continue reading

Governor Chris Christie Sets An Example For Other Republican Politicians, If They Will Listen

Governor Chris Christie does what we here like a lot and what liberals hate: He tells the truth. A teacher complains about making only $83,000 a year, Christie reminds her that she is not required to keep teaching. She knew … Continue reading

How To Read Amazon Customer Reviews

When reading Amazon customer reviews I sometimes find the one-star reviews to be as helpful as the four or five-star reviews. This is especially true of books on history or politics. Doubly true if the book is written either from … Continue reading

Chris Christie Speaking Directly — Again

What do you get when you mix Irish pugnacity with Sicilian grit? A tolerance for conflict and direct speaking says New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. He must be Democrats’ worst nightmare. He doesn’t tuck his tail and run from them, … Continue reading