Good news for cops — police officer fatalities take big drop in 2013

Good news for cops is that felonious killings of police officers fell to the lowest number in 2013 since 1887, according the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.  Only 33 officers were killed with firearms wielded by criminals in 2013. … Continue reading

This could be the best headline of 2013

Ice Breaker Gets Stuck Trying to Rescue Global Warming Scientists Trapped in Antarctic Ice This headline is from a post by Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit. It could be the best of the year because it captures the irony of … Continue reading

Obamacare will drive health care to the free market

Compelling Evidence Makes the Case for a Market-Driven Health Care System by James Capretta and Kevin Dayaratna, at the Heritage Foundation. The authors make the following key points: The United States does not have a market-driven health insurance system, much … Continue reading

A different take on the Duck Dynasty, A&E, Phil Robertson flap

Now that A&E has caved and announced Phil Robertson will be back it’s time to take a second look as this whole thing. Steven Hayward sees it this way: I think we’re all being played here. The entire controversy seems … Continue reading

Only 29% have favorable view of Federal government

Rasmussen: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of Likely U.S. Voters now view the federal government at least somewhat unfavorably. That’s up from 64% in October and 63% in November of last year. Just 29% view the feds favorably. This … Continue reading

A tax on the stupid

Duke Economics Professor Michael Munger, from his blog Kids Prefer Cheese: Why is the “news” that “Man Wins $1 million Picasso with $138 lottery ticket“? Why isn’t the news that 49,999 people won nothing at all with $138 lottery tickets? … Continue reading

The End of the Beginning

It reminds me of this great quote (Don’t know where I got it to give proper credit): The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will … Continue reading