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Obama: Just un-American

Charles Murray on the absurdity of someone who’s never built anything lecturing those who have: There’s a standard way for Americans to celebrate accomplishment. First, we call an individual onto the stage and say what great things that person has … Continue reading

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WSJ Editorial Page: The Real Conservative Agenda

WSJ Editorial page mission statement: We speak for free markets and free people, the principles, if you will, marked in the watershed year of 1776 by Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence and Adam Smith’s “Wealth of Nations.” So over the … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Bureaucratic FUBAR

If you still believe that this administration will bring a change in competency–as in, Bush was an idiot, these guys are smart–you might want to skip this post. This post reinforces the idea that government operates in a very similar … Continue reading

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>War on Drugs

>WSJ article – The War on Drugs Is a Failure – We should focus instead on reducing harm to users and on tackling organized crime. FEBRUARY 23, 2009 By FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO, CéSAR GAVIRIA and ERNESTO ZEDILLO The war on … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers — PBS Moralist Exposed

Bill Moyers is a long-time left-wing political commentator. As with most commentators on the left, his attacks take on the ‘how could they’ faux-saintly tone, which is grating. It turns out that during all that preening, he was greatly [millions] … Continue reading

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How Senate Republicans Saved Obama

If we are lucky, that will be the headline four years from now when people look back on Obama’s first term. If we are not, the fiscal stimulus plan will emerge largely unchanged in the Senate and become law. I … Continue reading

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Power and Blame Have Now Shifted

Something interesting happened over the past few days. The financial crisis ceased being a President Bush creation and became strictly a President Obama problem. The financial crisis exploded during Bush’s tenure and McCain and other Republicans paid the price at … Continue reading

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Rescue Plan as Seen From the Left, Center & Right

In trying to find a common thread from each of the political spectrum’s, I have to conclude that Ben Bernanke [Fed] and Henry Paulson [Treasury] do not have enough credibility remaining to get the rescue plan they are seeking. Perspective … Continue reading

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Fannie, Freddie and the Credibility GAAP

Accounting humor: What’s the definition of an accountant? Someone who solves a problem you didn’t know you had in a way you don’t understand. What’s an auditor? Someone who arrives after the battle and bayonets the wounded. What are Generally … Continue reading

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Iowa’s immigration problem?

Perception: The Federal Government is addressing the problem of immigration which is costing US citizens and residents their jobs. Economic Reality: A 3.5% unemployment rate is the equivalent of full-employment. Raids in Iowa have more to do with presidential politics … Continue reading

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