A Few Questions for Charlie Rangel
1. If you don’t pay your income taxes, why should anyone else? 2. If you can have several rent-controlled apartments, why can’t everyone else? 3. If the landlord of those apartments can pay you off by illegally giving you those apartments, why can’t all landlords use such apartments to pay off other government officials? 4. You were found guilty of soliciting donations from those seeking | Read More »
“Allowing the tax breaks to expire will go some way toward returning the money to its rightful owners: the American public.”
Allowing the tax breaks to expire will go some way toward returning the money to its rightful owners: the American public. So maintains a former community organizer for a Chicago NGO which has “……focused on preserving affordable housing opportunities for low-income Chicagoans. In reaction to citywide gentrification, JCUA is working with community groups to ensure affordable housing for displaced residents…” Have a familiar ring? Actually, | Read More »
Here comes the Obama Effect – Steve Ballmer cashes in $1.3 billion before year-end
From the WSJ: Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Steve Ballmer sold $1.34 billion of Microsoft shares in recent days, his first share sales in the company since 2003. In a statement, the Redmond, Wash., software company said Mr. Ballmer sold the shares for financial diversification and “to assist in tax planning” before the end of the calendar year Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704353504575597102844299096.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTWhatsNewsCollection#ixzz14TGxMBRb With long term capital gains | Read More »
Who are the bitter clingers now?
It seems like only yesterday that (now) President Obama was telling a fund raising audience in San Francisco So it’s not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations. Which leads me to wonder, if the repudiation Tuesday is as severe as | Read More »
My thoughts and best wishes are with you Carly
Senate Candidate Fiorina Admitted to Hospital http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303341904575576403375753346.html?mod=WSJ_hp_MIDDLETopStories Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has been hospitalized to treat an infection related to her post breast-cancer surgery, her staff said Tuesday, forcing her to suspend her campaign schedule in her tight race for Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer’s California seat.
NPR’s hit piece on GOP view of ‘climate change’
This weekend came another glaring example of why NPR should be de-funded. On All Things Considered came the following, recounted by Guy Raz and reprinted on their web site: GOP Victory May Be Defeat For Climate Change Policy, http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130776747 It began as follows: October 23, 2010 The more carbon that gets released into the atmosphere, the higher the average temperature rises. That’s a scientific | Read More »
Memo to Linda McMahon
Dear Linda, Although I have very little interest in professional wrestling, I am a fan of yours and hope you win the Senate race. Please consider my thoughts re how to push through what Rasmussen calls a five point lead by Blumenthal. An earlier Qunnipiac poll noted the following: Blumenthal is running stronger among Democrats than McMahon is running among Republicans. He is winning women | Read More »
Memo to Linda McMahon: How to win CT Senate seat
Dear Mrs. McMahon: I thought of you this week when reading an article in www.humanevents.com re the efforts by Obama administration to appoint and promote several marginal candidates for the Federal Judiciary. One of these nominees in particular, Robert Chatigny, appears to be a key to gaining the female vote for your race. Chatigny favors lenient sentences to sexual predators, and (although he was unanimously | Read More »
To Imam Rauf: Is Barack Obama an apostate?
Memo to journalists expecting to question Imam Faisal Rauf on his return from Middle Eastern junket: Pls consider the following line of questioning: During your trip abroad, a major controversy has erupted in America over the question of whether President Barack Obama is Christian or Muslim. The White House states unequivocally that Barack Obama is a Christian. That he came in his late 20′s to accept | Read More »
Obama complains about imports, sends Michelle to Spain
Today, President Barack Obama said: For too long, we’ve been buying too much from the rest of the world, when we should be selling more to the rest of the world. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2010/08/11/obama_signs_manufacturing_enhancement_act_into_law_106709.html Is that why he sent Michelle to Spain? http://www.michigan.org/ http://www.visittraversecity.com/ http://www.visitmusiccity.com/ http://www.visitsedona.com/ http://www.visitflorida.com/ http://www.brycecanyoncountry.com/