Archive for September 2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Hits It Out Of The Park — Again

New jersey Governor Chris Christie has been running a series of town hall meetings since his election. Anyone can show up and ask questions. In his latest such meeting in Raritan Township (Hunterdon County) a teacher with a chip on her shoulder asked Christie why he is “lambasting” teachers and takes him to task for…

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Politician Wants To Let You Buy A License to Speed In Nevada

Nevada gubernatorial candidate Eugene DiSimone reputedly has little chance of winning but he has floated an interesting idea to support his candidacy. He proposes allowing Nevada residents the right to buy a one-day license to speed on certain highways for $25. Buy a license and you get a transponder in your car that identifies you…

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A Shockingly, Brutally Honest Politician

If you don’t tie our hands we will keep stealing… So says Virginia Democrat Congressman Tom Perriello to a rally of angry Tea Partiers. The whole quote is revealing: “If there’s one thing I’ve learned up here (in Washington) and I didn’t really need to come up here to learn it, is the only way…

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Summer of Recovery More Like Summer of Failure

Socialism, crony capitalism, uncertainty about what government might do next, looming tax increases that will be automatic on January 1st, government spending out of control, government take over of health care, Obama the vacation president, etc., etc. What could possibly go wrong?

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The DUI Exception To The United States Constitution

I’ve been driving in Colorado and Wyoming fairly extensively this Labor Day weekend. The cops are out in force looking to break previous records in DUI arrests. The freeway marquees are blaring such threats as “The Heat Is On,” or “If You Drink and Drive We Will Get You.” In Wyoming at least the wording…

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The National Anthem is Difficult to Sing

The Star Spangled Banner is a difficult song to sing and makes our national anthem not exactly music to our ears when attempted by amateurs or by hooligans such as Roseanne Barr. But nobody told this 5-year old and she seems to have it figured it out:

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The Tea Party Movement Has Changed The Rules in Politics

A month before the GOP Senate primary in Alaska, in which challenger Joe Miller upset incumbent Lisa Murkowski, the Anchorage Daily News reported a poll showing Murkowski leading Miller 61% to 29%. Murkowski raised at least 12 times more money than Miller in the campaign. Miller had the endorsement of Sarah Palin but the same…

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Will Tax Increases Reduce The Debt — Or Make It Even Larger?

On March 10, 2000, roughly seven months before the Presidential election and even longer before it would be known whether Al Gore or George Bush were to be the next President, Peter Robinson interviewed Milton Friedman on his internet video production Uncommon Knowledge. Robinson asked Milton Friedman to offer advice to the next President by…

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If Truth Will Out, Sharron Angle Wins

Those interested in the Harry Reid — Sharron Angle race for Senate can find plenty of info at William Jacobson’s Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion blog. He points that all Sharron Angle need do to win is tell the truth about Harry Reid; but Harry Reid must lie about Sharron Angle in order to win. So Harry Reid…

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Busybodies Minding Your Own Business

Remember those asshole jerks that were on student council when you were in high school? They’re grown up now and they’re still assholes. You can watch more Nanny of the Month videos here.

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