Archive for May 2012

Uncommon Knowledge With Thomas Sowell

Would you watch a 52-minute video on your computer? Well, why not? And if you will, this is one that will make that 52-minutes seem too short. It’s absorbing. You probably know who Peter Robinson is, he’s the speech writer for Ronald Reagan who wrote the line, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.” Robinson gets…

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Richard Mourdock Handles Soledad O’Brien With Aplomb

Richard Mourdock appeared on CNN this morning [see video below] for an interview with Soledad O’Brien on his big win in Indiana last night where he defeated 6-term Senator Richard Lugar in the Republican primary race. Republican pols should pay close attention to Richard Mourdock — he can teach them how to handle liberal cable…

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Tea Party Candidate Wins Big In Indiana Republican Senate Primary

Indiana sent RINO Republican Senator Richard Lugar back to his home in Washington DC last night and nominated Tea Party candidate Richard Mourdock to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in November.  Lugar has been in the Senate representing Indiana since 1977, even though he has not lived in that state for decades.  This…

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More People Not Working And Not Looking For Work Helps Obama

click to enlarge: Since only those actively looking for a job are counted as unemployed, the more people give up looking the lower the unemployment rate. Obama will actually get unemployment to zero if he can persuade everyone who has lost their job to drop out of the labor force, i.e., don’t look for another…

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It’s Not Bipartisanship We Need — It’s Principle

About 18 months ago I wrote a post titled, “What is Bipartisanship and Why Does Anyone Want It?”, in which I questioned whether bipartisanship in politics is the wonderful elixir a lot of people think it is. I now have some support for the ideas expressed in that post from Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.…

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Democrats Have Been Siphoning the Tank in the Motor City

Walter Russell Mead at Via Media: There is something profoundly wrong with an American political culture that accepts chronic misgovernment in major cities as OK. It is not OK; the people who do these things may call themselves liberal Democrats and wear the mantle of defenders of the poor, but over and over their actions…

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Buffett Trails S&P 500 for Third Straight Year

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) shareholders missed out on better returns from the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index by sticking with Chairman Warren Buffett after each of his last three annual meetings. All of which makes the absence of a clear succession plan ever more troubling. Maybe Buffett should worry more about Berkshire’s governance than what…

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Bow Tie’n White Boys

While whites (prominent liberals excepted) are held to impossible standards and accused of racism for innocuous comments that some racially motivated liberal can twist and mischaracterize in order to call it a racist slur, blacks can say anything they want, making comments about any white person that need no twisting or mischaracterization at all because…

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Tennessee Senator Bob Corker Delivers the Saturday GOP Address

Corker says Obama is robing young people of their heritage and their chance to achieve the American dream: “As he appeals to college students, his Administration is robbing those same young people of their American inheritance, spending their money on my generation and engaging in nothing short of generational theft.”

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