Attacking the “One-Half-of-one-third” Excuse
Many establishment Republicans justify their complete lack of responsibility (read “power”) in the current legislative environment by saying, as Jeb Bush did recently, that “If you control one-half of one-third
Move Over Nanny Bloomberg! You’ve got a disciple in Chicago! And the public pays for it!
Yes, Mayor Bloomberg. Your Nanny-ness is now getting some competition, in Chicago. And given the devotion that some have for the cause, I have to label Mayor Emanuel a disciple.
The Real Meaning of a Safety Net
The left talks of having a “safety net” to help folks who are having a tough time in the economy. But one thing they forget is that you need to
Christmas Terror in Nigeria
Christians in Nigeria face terror this Christmas Day, as reported by CNN: The Christmas Eve attacks in the volatile Nigerian city of Jos have claimed at least 31 lives, a
The Power of the Bureaucrat: First the Toys, Now the Cribs
From the diaries by Erick A prime example of the power of the unelected bureaucracy was shown last week. The Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Inez Tenenbaum, has
Why is Illinois Holding up Mark Kirk’s Trip to the Senate?
Well, the two new Democratic Senators are seated. Mark Kirk won both the election for the full term starting in 2011, and the remaining amount of Obama’s seat (which Burris
Webster Pushing Grayson out the Door in FL-08
Daniel Webster is trying to send Alan Grayson, another Harvard lawyer, a message: Liberalism’s reign is over. Latest poll from Sunshine State News shows Webster’s lead to still 7 points
Need Green Job Training? Rob a Bank and It Could Be Yours
Yes, that’s right. Here in the Sunshine State, WCTV in Tallahassee reports that the Department of Corrections has received a grant from, you guessed it, the federal government, to provide
New name needed for “Bush Tax Cuts”; Join in the Fun
Controlling the language and semantics is important in politics. It is obvious that calling the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cut bills the “Bush Tax Cuts” is really a non-starter in
Surprise! Obama Task Force Concludes Gitmo Detainees Should be There!
The Obama Administration tried to hide the results of their blue-ribbon task force Gitmo study by releasing the results a week ago Friday, just prior to the Memorial Day Weekend.