Archives for: September 2010

Denver Post blogs Democrat propaganda (Dewey Beats Truman!)

In a truly pathetic example of "reporting", Denver Post writer Michael Booth suggests that a poll of the Colorado Senate race done by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee merits equal weight with a poll done by Rasmussen Reports. Booth says "Se… more »

House passes motion to adjourn by a one-vote margin

The Hill reports that the House of Representatives passed a motion to adjourn by the narrowest of margins, 210-209, after 39 Democrats voted with Republicans against the motion to adjourn and in essence in support of extending the Bush tax cuts for all t… more »

Who's afraid of a government shutdown?

Georgia Congressman Lynn Westmoreland made some news last week by bringing up the spectre of a government shutdown 1995-style. more »

Don Boudreaux: The essence of protectionism

I don't think I've ever seen a more succinct and accurate description of protectionism as Don Boudreaux gives us today... --------------------------- Perhaps Messrs. Obama, Graham, Schumer, Brown, and colleagues, are motivated only by a desire to red… more »

Dems' own little bubble

As President Obama goes on a multi-state tour cheerleading himself, one has to wonder just who he thinks is listening or who believes him anymore. He starts in the ultra-liberal Madison, Wisconsin where Fox News reports that Obama is having trouble att… more »

Census shows economic incentives matter

One of the defining characteristics of Progressive economic policies is a refusal to acknowledge that people react to incentives such as changes in tax and regulatory policy. One of the few ways to make politicians recognize the error of such "static m… more »

In lieu of flowers

Backbone Radio, Sept. 26, 2010 - Shariah law; the US Senate in the balance; CO Sec of State

Please join me on this week's edition of Backbone Radio when I'll be joined by Colorado election law attorney and Republican candidate for Colorado Secretary of State, Scott Gessler. In our first hour, after discussing news of the week, including the… more »

Preexisting conditions

Progressives don't understand economics; it's that simple.  It's most often seen in the "elite" liberal media by supporting policies with an implicit free lunch.  Such is the case with The New Republic's Jonathan Cohn, a guy who I'd bet has never studied… more »

One rat staying on the sinking ship

With the announced resignation of White House economic advisor Larry Summers, three of the four legs of Obama's economic stool (double-entendre most certainly intended) are now gone.  With the departure of Summers, preceded by Peter Orszag and Christina… more »
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