Archive for December 2010

Great News — 1,900 Page Omnibus Spending Bill Fails, To Be Replaced by One Page Continuing Resolution to Fund the Government Until the New Congress Arrives — Pomeroy Estate Tax Amendment Fails — Final Tax Compromise Passes

Mitch McConnell pulled this one out of the fire — He got most of the RINO appropriators who were caught with their hands in the cookie jar to reverse course.  Without the RINOS Harry Reid threw in the towel.  How sweet it is.  Elections do have consequences.  Tea Party victory celebrations going on now —…

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Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell in the Military Seems Likely

If not now, then later, I think the Democrats in Congress will eventually get this.  I don’t understand why they want it, or why they are not willing to allow the military to make its own rules on this.  They don’t do anything out of principle, it’s always for votes.  Gays themselves are not numerous…

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Faith In Government Declines to Lowest Since 1991

From the December issue of AEI’s Political Report: Today three in ten have no confidence that when Washington tackles a problem it will be solved. That is the highest response on the question since it was first asked in 1991. Only three in ten?  Are the other seven in ten hopeless dreamers?  And it used to…

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Shocking! Florida School Board Shooter Was A Left Winger

Who knew? Clay Duke, who opened fire on a Florida school board Tuesday, was a left-wing kook railing against “the rich.” He left a post on his Facebook page that he called his “last testament.” In it he blames the wealthy for his troubles. He also linked to a slug of “progressive” websites such as…

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Hey Buddy, Can You Spare A Subsidy?

Government subsidies now exist for just about everything and everybody. From ethanol to sugar to milk to rich corporate farmers, subsidies abide. But government cannot give any citizen a subsidy without taxing some other citizen since government has no money except what it takes from us in taxes. So here’s an idea. Everyone receiving a…

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Eye For An Eye Justice

The Iranian Regime has sentenced a man to be blinded with acid as punishment for throwing acid in the face of his lovers husband, blinding him. Iran practices “qisas”, or eye-for-an-eye retribution. In Iran, the victim has the right to demand it. Supposedly, it is not done unless the victim exercises that right. One can…

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This Has To Stop

When the police beating of Rodney King occurred on March 19, 1991 it was coincidental that a man with a video camera caught it on tape from a distance.  Police were not even aware they were being video taped.  These days nearly every cell phone has video capability and nearly everyone has a cell phone.…

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Quote of The Day

“The way Wikileaks finds secret documents you’d think they would have found Obama’s college transcripts and his birth certificate.” — Unknown

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