Archive for June 2012

Aussies Beginning to See the Light Through Wind Farms

The Aussies are driving stakes into the heart of the wind farm vampires that dot the rural landscapes there as they do here. James Delingpole writing in The Telegraph: The great wind-farm scam is by no means a problem peculiar to [Australia]. All over the world, families are being driven out of their homes, electricity…

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Violence on Campus and other information

Collegestats.org is a website offering statistical and other information about colleges and universities in the U.S.  There’s also an interesting page full of information about campus violence, and the movement to allow faculty and students with CCW permits to carry their guns on campus.

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Follow the Ideology to understand the “Fast and Furious” Scandal

The ideology was draconian gun control restrictions but there was a problem. The American people weren’t buying it. Obama and Holder needed to find a way to change minds. First they tried to convince us that Mexican drug cartels were buying their weapons from Mom and Pop gun stores in Texas and Arizona. That was…

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What Did Barack Obama Know and When Did He Know It?

Obama has now claimed executive privilege for documents requested by the Congressional Oversight Committee in connection with its hearings on the “fast and furious” scandal.  Obama had previously claimed not to have known about fast and furious and not to have spoken with anyone at the Justice Department about it.  But by claiming executive privilege…

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Proposed New Growth Killing Regulation Nobody Knows About

This is exactly the sort of interference with the private sector economy that is the hallmark of liberal government: A proposed regulation could cost the U.S. banking system hundreds of billions of dollars, in turn costing our economy billions of dollars, and achieving no discernable benefits for banks, depositors, taxpayers, or the U.S. economy. From…

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Dog Tease

Just in case you haven’t already seen this. According to youtube 1/3 of the population of the United States has viewed it on youtube. But maybe you missed it…

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Bigger, Juicier Big Mac in the Advertising Photos

Ever wonder why McDonald’s burgers don’t look as big in real life as they do in the  ad photos? The burgers in the photos get a little help from ketchup injections, cheese melting with hot irons, and photoshop. In the photo above the real burger in on the left.  The one on the right is…

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Keynesian Economics Proved Wrong By History

Everyone who ever went to college and took Econ 101 became acquainted with Paul Samuelson (1915-2009).  His basic economics textbook, Economics: An Introductory Analysis, was first published in 1948 and is currently in its 19th edition.  It must the most widely used college level textbook ever written. In 1943 while World War II was raging,…

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Obama’s Immigration Stunt Appears To Have Backfired

He knew it was going to be unpopular outside the special class of Hispanic voters it was aimed at. That’s why he announced it on a Friday morning instead of a Monday morning.  Friday is the day to dump bad news not good news. On Friday people are looking to the weekend and not paying…

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