Another US $Trillion for Global Aid, Recovery, Bailouts?
Healines previewing the meeting of US President Obama with UK Prime Minister Brown this week seem to be concluding that the money is already spent. With confident predictions of the meeting’s successful outcome, one has to wonder whose pocket is going to be picked for the funding needed to pay for these happy outcomes. Obama has already committed $900 million to help terrorists in | Read More »
It’s Time for Some Real Tea Party Protest: A Real iGlobalized eCommerce Tax Revolt
When a band of patriots gathered in Boston Harbor to dump tea overboard, the tax protest was planned to be much, much more than just a visible act of civil disobedience. The Boston tea party was crafted to strike directly at the basic instrument of the government’s well being: the crown’s revenue. This article will present practical suggestions after some discussion below. A hint of | Read More »
Another Trillion This Week.
The House just passed over $400 trillion in spending and Obama puts forward over $600 billion in health care funding. So that is another trillion this week. A trillion last week, too. I wonder how many weeks in a row we can spend a trillion dollars and still be able to sell treas securities to finance it. We are already very close to the | Read More »
What Jindal Should Have Said: ‘hard choices’ and ‘sacrifice’ are for taxpayers, not Big Government
Jindal should have warned the country that, based on the track record we have seen so far in the past 5 weeks, the ‘brighter day’ is going to be for big government and the lobbyists, and the ‘hard choices’ and ‘scarifice’ are going to be for you and me and the 50 states.
Crikey. Nuance. Now We Have ‘Climate Justice’
(h/t: Powerline) When we had God in our public lives, it used to be assumed that his sunlight, or his rain, would fall on everybody. In our newly nuanced times, that is surely no longer the case. Dartmouth announced today that an assistant professor had received at $300,000 grant to study climate justice. “We are working to develop the tools and means of | Read More »
Is Holder the Actual Coward?
Dear Mr. Holder, Your boss is eager to promote “economic justice” and “social justice”. Last I looked, you are already the head of the Justice Department. Neat thought huh? So imagine my surprise when I went to race.usdoj.gov and learned that that there was no race discussion at that web address. Nada forhttp://www.usdoj.gov/race as well. You could start the discussion that you so courageously suggest, did | Read More »
GOP’s Lame Web Effort Still Stinks – Can RedState Do Better?
I’m afraid Meghan McCain still has it right: The Republican party isn’t exactly Internet savvy. That’s no secret. This has been a source of personal frustration for me for a very long time. On Feb 1, I posted about the lame effort the GOP had tried at myGOP.com. 18 days later, one can still not log in at elronaldo.gop.com, nor recover a password, nor do | Read More »
Victimology: Whitehouse.gov (Michelle) Asks: Did you know that African American slaves helped to build this house?
Whitehouse.gov: Did you know that African American slaves helped to build this House? So Michelle asked a class of visiting school children. I would be so stunned if anybody in this regime (White House or Majority in Congress) talked about what was accomplished by free people taking advantage of personal liberty and opportunity. Watch what will happen when we take care of anyone who wants | Read More »
Treason and the Bond Markets
Congress might be able to fool the people on passing the stimulus, but you can’t fool bond traders. You just can’t fool the market. That is why we used to place such reliance on free markets. Sir John Harrison: Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason. Will the US proper from the stimulus? Will the taxpayers prosper? | Read More »
Legislators Can’t Get Copy of Stimulus, K Street Has It Already
For those of you who don’t realize, K Street is where all the lobbyists live. Legislators in Congress cannot get a copy of the bill, yet K Street already has it. Reporters trying to confirm rumors they heard on K Street are calling House/Senate staffers to learn details of the current stimulus and are discovering that Congressional members do not have a copy yet. | Read More »