Archive for March 2010

Inflation Fears Overblown?

I’ve worried about future inflation due to the huge Obama deficits predicted forever into the future and the likelihood the Government will simply print money to handle them and pay its creditors. Milton Friedman taught us that inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon. Inflation is the cruelest tax. It literally confiscates accumulated wealth…

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Ignorant Journalists Make Frivolous Charges Against State AGs

I may have, once or twice, thought a state Attorney General’s office was making a legal claim that wouldn’t stand up. But I am always cautious about voicing that opinion until, as Davy Crockett always said, “Make damn sure you’re right before you speak.” That’s especially true when you are dealing with a law firm…

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55% Support Repeal of Obamacare

A new Rasmussen poll finds that 55% of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare. 59% of independents favor repeal, 52% say they would vote for a candidate that promises to vote for repeal and against a candidate that is against repeal. 59% of seniors favor repeal. This comes a day after a CBS Poll…

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Obama Zombies — How Team Obama Brainwashed A Generation

Norman Podhoretz in his book Ex Friends tells of a Saturday night soiree in Greenwich Village in 1958 with Beat Generation figures Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, the latter having been a former friend from Columbia. Podhoretz had critically reviewed Ginsberg’s poetry, writing and public exclamations and over a dinner of sorts Ginsberg did all…

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Three Reasons ObamaCare Will Not Cut the Deficit— Not By One Thin Dime

There is another reason no government-run health care can ever do anything but make health care either more expensive, or harder to obtain at all because of rationing. Government-run health care means a huge bureaucracy to administer all the laws and when the government is the payor it becomes a middleman between the health provider…

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20 Ways Obamacare Will Take Away Your Freedoms

20 Ways ObamaCare Will Take Away Our Freedoms [the numbered paragraphs below originally appeared in the Investors Business Daily in a piece authored by David Hogberg but is no longer available at that site] [Obamacare] is supposed to provide us with security. But it will result in skyrocketing insurance costs and physicians leaving the field in…

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20 Ways ObamaCare Will Take Away Our Freedoms

The Investors Business Daily website where this is from has practically melted down there is so much interest in it. See my comments at the end. 20 Ways ObamaCare Will Take Away Our Freedoms By David Hogberg [Obamacare] is supposed to provide us with security. But it will result in skyrocketing insurance costs and physicians…

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Cackle Now — You’ll Be Eating Crow Soon Enough

Paul Rahe, Hope and Change — Had Enough? “Back in 1946, an ingenious advertising executive named Karl Frost suggested a simple, straightforward political slogan to the Massachusetts Republican Committee: “Had Enough? Vote Republican,” it read. This slogan was soon found on billboards all across the country, and in November of that year the Republicans picked…

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