Archive for May 2011

Texas Deputy Ambushed And Shot To Death At Stop Light

A Bexar County (San Antonio) Sheriff’s deputy was stopped at a red light on the East Side when someone ambushed him — an attack so sudden he was unable to reach for his weapon or call for help. He died before emergency responders could get him to a hospital. The murder occurred at 2:12 A.M.…

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Quote of the Day — Unexpectedly!

Michael Barone says: “I’m confident that any comparison of economic coverage in the Bush years and the coverage now would show far fewer variants of the word “unexpectedly” in stories suggesting economic doldrums. “It’s obviously going to be hard to achieve the unacknowledged goal of many mainstream journalists — the president’s re-election — if the…

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Ten Cities With The Highest Violent Crime Rate

Overall violent crime is down across the U.S., according to the latest FBI stats. This is remarkable because most people think crime increases during a recession. Even if generally true it doesn’t seem to be true right now. Also, and this may surprise you, in spite of the sensational crimes that characterized the 1930s, the…

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Assigning Blame for the 2007-2008 Economic Meltdown

In a nutshell, here’s what happened. Some politicians, almost all of them Democrats, decided that banks were not making enough home loans to poor people. Banks were demanding what banks have always demanded of borrowers — proof that the borrowers will have the ability to make the payments on the loan. So how to get…

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Liberals Are Stupid

You think that’s a radical statement? No, it’s not. Here is the definitive proof: $500 Million Obama Administration Program Will Help Kids ‘Sit Still’ in Kindergarten That’s right. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is spending $500 million of your money to teach 5-year olds to “sit still” in a kindergarten classroom. “You really…

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Innovators Going John Galt — The Wages of Government Sin

Envy of what others have created, manifested as an “entitlement attitude” has to be the most destructive force on earth. It not only destroys what others have created but also the hopes and dreams of those who covet what they have not produced. They who insist that others pay for their stuff by providing them…

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A Government That Rides On Our Backs

Ronald Reagan said, “So there be no misunderstanding.  I don’t intend to get rid of government, only to make it work for the people.  To make it a government that stands by our side, and not riding on our backs.” Washington is now in the hands of people who prefer riding on our backs to…

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Paul Ryan Responds to Media Critics of His Plan to Save Medicare

Doing nothing, as Democrats, RINOS and the media seem to prefer, is not an option.  Medicare will blow up their faces because it’s going broke faster than they thought.  Were they actually thinking or was it just hope and no change? The Democrats intend to base their 2012 campaign on Medicare demagoguery, also known as…

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