A tale of two young black men

    The guy on the left is Troy Davis who, after pleading guilty to carrying a concealed weapon (with altered serial numbers) at age 19, killed a cop at age 20.

    Bachmann changes her tune on Perry/HPV

    A few days ago, after throwing out all sorts of innuendos in her attack on Perry, Michele Bachmann was still saying things like “she can’t say what was in his

    Pawlenty endorses Romney

    This is according to the Corner. He starts off about how terrible Obama is, then begins his Romney endorsement with this… Alone among the contenders, he possesses the unique qualifications

    US plans for Palestine are clear as mud

    The Palestinian strategy is clear – they are going to get some sort of UN recognition and will keep plugging until they get everything they want. If the UN bid

    What sort of bailout does USPS want?

    Through a combination of consumer shifts away from using snail mail and engrained unions/pensions, the USPS is bleeding about $1B/month. They are on the verge of defaulting on an upcoming

    More “unexpected” bad economic news

    As seems to be the case almost every week, new claims for unemployment benefits were not just higher than last week – they were unexpectedly higher. And in what is

    Tim Pawlenty calls it quits

    Apparently yesterday’s distant third place finish was enough to tell T-Paw that it wasn’t happening, and is set to announce an end to his bid this morning. It seemed like

    More bad news Obama will try to blame on someone else

    The latest consumer confidence numbers are out – they are not just bad, they are absolutely terrible! The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment slumped to 54.9

    Next up: Bailing out the postal unions

    In case you hadn’t noticed, the US Postal Service was in the news last week. According to the latest reports, they are now losing more than $1B per month. Yes,

    Get ready for QE3

    Stocks plunged again today until a late rally thanks to a rumor that’s been making the rounds for a few weeks and seems to be gathering steam. U.S. stocks climbed,