Archives for: "August 2010"

MN Gov Pawlenty issues Executive Order against early adoption of Obamacare

As he prepares an almost-certain run for president, and in a move which distinguishes himself from Mitt Romney whose “Commonwealth Care” (Obamacare-lite) which is bankrupting Massachusetts and damaging that state’s health care system,… more »

Ken Buck and the 17th Amendment

I’m going to write about the broader issue of the 17th Amendment in much greater detail sometime soon, but thought it important to mention a couple of things now given that it’s the subject of a Colorado campaign commercial. The Democratic… more »

The geekiest online cartoon of all time

Thanks to my friend Brian Wesbury who must feel like the guy in this cartoon for pointing it out to me…   SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'The geekiest online cartoon of all time', url :… more »

Gallup: 10% GOP edge in generic ballot is largest in polling history

The Gallup polling organization just released the results of a poll of registered voters taken from August 23-29.  The poll shows a 10-point Republican advantage, not just the highest in this election cycle but the highest ever. In fact, the last three… more »

The right Angle to beat Harry Reid?

On Friday, at the Steamboat Institute’s Second Annual Freedom Conference, I had the chance to speak with Republican Senate candidate from Nevada, Sharron Angle, in addition to hearing her address to the assembled audience. Here’s my take on… more »

From the truth stranger than fiction files...

H/T Christopher S. Woman Nabbed For Auto Erotic Crime SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'From the truth stranger than fiction files...', url :… more »

Ebonics translators needed

From the “I couldn’t make this up” files: SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'Ebonics translators needed',… more »

Broader thoughts on the primary election season

While I’m attending the Steamboat Institute’s Second Annual Freedom Conference (and you should be here, too!), may I offer you my article on the primary election season, written for The American Spectator’s web site? You can find it… more »

Texas pushes back against EPA "greenhouse gas" power grab

H/T Christopher S. In this Op-Ed for the Washington Times, Peggy Venable of the Texas chapter of Americans for Prosperity explains how Texas is standing up for federalism, good science, and economic sanity. Please see “VENABLE: Texas fights… more »

Thoughts on Tuesday's primary elections

A few brief thoughts on a selection of Tuesday’s primary results: Florida: The decisive victory of Kendrick Meek in the Democratic US Senate primary over his billionaire opponent is very bad news for the Democrats and very good news for Marco… more »
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