Archive for October 2010

This Was On 60 Minutes? A Week Before the Election? When Did Hell Freeze Over?

60 Minutes reports the real unemployment rate (17% nationally, 22% in California). Another October surprise for Democrats? Except this is no surprise to anyone that didn’t just wake up from a coma. The only surprise is that CBS News is willing to talk about it. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.7317990&w=640&h=385&fv=si%3D254%26uvpc%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fcnettv.cnet.com%2Fav%2Fvideo%2Fcbsnews%2Fatlantis2%2Fuvp_cbsnews.xml%26contentType%3DvideoId%26contentValue%3D50094965%26ccEnabled%3Dfalse%26amp%3BhdEnabled%3Dfalse%26fsEnabled%3Dtrue%26shareEnabled%3Dfalse%26dlEnabled%3Dfalse%26subEnabled%3Dfalse%26playlistDisplay%3Dnone%26playlistType%3Dnone%26playerWidth%3D425%26playerHeight%3D239%26vidWidth%3D425%26vidHeight%3D239%26autoplay%3Dfalse%26bbuttonDisplay%3Dnone%26playOverlayText%3DPLAY%2520CBS%2520NEWS%2520VIDEO%26refreshMpuEnabled%3Dtrue%26shareUrl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.cbsnews.com%2Fvideo%2Fwatch%2F%3Fid%3D6987699n%26adEngine%3Ddart%26adCallTemplate%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.cbs.com%2Fthunder%2Fad.doubleclick.net%2Fadx%2Frequest.php%3F%2Fcan%2Fnews%2Fundefined%3Bsite%3Dnews%3Bshow%3Dundefined%3Bundefinedpartner%3Dnews%3Blvid%3D50094965%3Boutlet%3DCBS%2BProduction%3BnoAd%3Dundefined%3Btype%3Dros%3Bformat%3DFLV%3Bpos%3Dundefined%3Bsz%3D320x240%3Bord%3D307553%3BplayerVersion%3D1.0%3B%26adPreroll%3Dtrue%26adPrerollType%3DPreContent%26adPrerollValue%3D1&w=640&h=385] The real unemployment rate counts not only those…

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Krauthammer Blasts NPR Leftist Nina Totenberg

Krauthammer says: “Why is it okay for Nina to express opinions, as she has tartly, sharply, unashamedly and openly” while serving as “an honored correspondent” for NPR, while Juan Williams, “because he expresses his opinions, gets canned from NPR?… It’s completely illogical and hypocritical.” [vodpod id=Groupvideo.7317860&w=640&h=385&fv=] Totenberg has been making the most vile accusations of…

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Not the October Surprise The Democrats Might Have Hoped For

This post from October 2nd was about the bombshell testimony of Christopher Coates before the Civil Rights Commission regarding the dismissal by the DOJ of the New Black Panther voter intimidation case. Coates testified that the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department was enforcing a policy against pursuing any case under the 1965 Voting…

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Juan Williams Fired By National Politically-correct Radio

NPR fired Juan Williams for the following statement he made on O’Reilly: O’Reilly: “The cold truth is that in the world today jihad, aided and abetted by some Muslim nations, is the biggest threat on the planet.” Juan Williams: “I mean, look, Bill, I’m not a bigot. You know the kind of books I’ve written…

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Gangster Government Proceeds Apace

Dean of American politics Michael Barone has used the term “gangster government” to describe the Obama administration. The term refers to a government that thinks it is above the law and when confronted with a law it doesn’t like simply refuses to follow it. Examples are the Chrysler bailout when established bankruptcy rules were ignored…

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What Obama and the Democrats Have Done to Medicare

Every election season for at least the last 30 years Democrats have tried to scare seniors with allegations that Republicans want to cut their Medicare, or Social Security, or both. It’s an old saw that has become a reliable standby in the Democrat playbook. Of course, it’s a lie. Republicans have never proposed or tried…

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Will A Glass of Wine With Dinner Make You a Drunk Driver?

One glass of wine will not make you drunk under any reasonable standard of what constitutes being drunk, driving or not. But MADD wants the law to be defined so that just one glass of wine with dinner can get you a DUI charge if you drive home afterward. Looks likes they’ll get their way…

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Barney Frank Tries To Re-Write History By Turning It Upside Down

From The New York Times on September 11, 2003: The Bush administration today recommended the most significant regulatory overhaul in the housing finance industry since the savings and loan crisis a decade ago. Under the plan, disclosed at a Congressional hearing today, a new agency would be created within the Treasury Department to assume supervision…

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