Archives for: October 2009

Scozzafava drops out of NY-23; Black eye for Steele and Gingrich

On Saturday, so-called-Republican Dede Scozzafava dropped out of the special election in New York's 23rd Congressional District.  The seat, vacated by John McHugh, who became Barack Obama's Secretary of the Army, is now being contested by a Democrat, Bil… more »

Boulder and Jeffco School Board endorsements

I know, I should have written this earlier, but for any of you who can vote in any of these races and who have not yet sent in your ballots, I have a couple of recommendations for School Board candidates. First, in Boulder County (in the area where I l… more »

Sweden in the grip of Islam

Food for thought, as we listen to The One repeatedly embrace "tolerance" (without preconditions, of course.) http://newsrealblog.com/2009/10/27/sweden-in-grip-of-islam/ [video:youtube:HaPz7p-1-bk] more »

Dems Health Care "Reform": The more you know, the less you like

I'd like to bring your attention to a few interesting articles from recent days which argue strongly against the Democrats' so-called "reform" of our health care system, particularly if you are not very old or sick: First, from Tyler Cowen in the New Y… more »

When even the AP suggests the stimulus isn't working...

When even the AP (one of the many marketing arms of the Obama Administration) suggests the stimulus isn't working as we're told, you know the bloom is coming off the Obama rose. In an article reprinted in the Denver Post yesterday entitled "Stimulus jo… more »

Swine Flu is not Obama's Katrina

I've heard some Republican radio personalities wonder aloud whether the H1N1 pandemic is going to be Barack Obama's Hurricane Katrina.  I'd argue it shouldn't be -- which is not to say it won't be. The late and undersized deliveries of the "swine flu"… more »

Christopher Monckton on the decline and fall of the USA (thanks to "climate change")

This has been making its way around the web faster than the H1N1 virus through my family, and I'm pleased to try to help it get seen even more. As I noted in a blog posting a few days ago, the working document which Monckton refers to can be found HERE… more »

The wisdom of Thomas Sowell -- this time on health care

Good morning, all. As I have a sick wife and two sick children (all probably with H1N1), I'm going to take a day off from blogging my own thoughts (because I'm too brain-dead to have any right now). Instead, I would like to suggest you read two piece… more »

Correcting AP's intentional use of old emissions data

Last week, the AP put out an article (which was picked up by many major news outlets) parroting data given to them by the UN about worldwide CO2 emissions data -- for 2007. In my note for the National Review Institute's Media Malpractice project, I sho… more »

Kill the home buyer's tax credit

Over at MarketWatch.com, Rex Nutting makes an excellent case for killing the "first time" home buyer's tax credit...while himself expecting that it is more likely to be extended or even expanded than killed. See "Kill the wasteful home-buyer tax credit… more »
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