Daily Links, January 5th

    Canadian Caller’s Sobering Tale Of Surgery Delays – The Radio Equalizer (audio) h/t Hot Air During yesterday’s satellite radio program, libtalker Rosie O’Donnell wondered out loud just how beneficial universal health care could be when it results in a seven-to-nine year wait for beneficial surgery. DeMint: “Federal Government Has To Do Less, Not More” – Jason Mattera, Human Events “You almost have to laugh that | Read More »

    Daily Links, January 4

    Here’s what one second of national debt looks like – Andrew Malcolm Here’s why we mention June 1. On that day the national debt was “only” $13 trillion. It’s 214 days from June 1 through last Friday, Dec. 31. That’s 5,136 hours or 308,160 minutes or 18,489,600 seconds. In those seven short months the national debt increased by $1,000,000,000,000. That works out to be a | Read More »

    Daily Links, January 4

    Here’s what one second of national debt looks like – Andrew Malcolm Here’s why we mention June 1. On that day the national debt was “only” $13 trillion. It’s 214 days from June 1 through last Friday, Dec. 31. That’s 5,136 hours or 308,160 minutes or 18,489,600 seconds. In those seven short months the national debt increased by $1,000,000,000,000. That works out to be a | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 16th

    Senator Coburn Lists Every Bit of Pork In New Omnibus Spending Bill – Ace of Spades HQ It’s a pet theory of mine that if a culture supports a particular kind of corruption, wars on corruption are the wrong way to go, because the culture doesn’t support it, and will undermine it at every turn. Sue Your Way to Responsible Parenting! – Slublog, Hot Air | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 16th

    Senator Coburn Lists Every Bit of Pork In New Omnibus Spending Bill – Ace of Spades HQ It’s a pet theory of mine that if a culture supports a particular kind of corruption, wars on corruption are the wrong way to go, because the culture doesn’t support it, and will undermine it at every turn. Sue Your Way to Responsible Parenting! – Slublog, Hot Air | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 14th

    Ethanol Idiocy Will Not Die – Rich Lowry, New York Post (via RealClearPolitics) When Al Gore drops an environmental fad, it has truly reached its expiration date. In his wisdom, the Goracle recently acknowledged what almost all disinterested observers concluded long ago: Ethanol is a fraud. It has no environmental benefits, and harmful side effects. The subsidies that support its use are an object lesson | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 14th

    Ethanol Idiocy Will Not Die – Rich Lowry, New York Post (via RealClearPolitics) When Al Gore drops an environmental fad, it has truly reached its expiration date. In his wisdom, the Goracle recently acknowledged what almost all disinterested observers concluded long ago: Ethanol is a fraud. It has no environmental benefits, and harmful side effects. The subsidies that support its use are an object lesson | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 7th

    Chart of the … year – Ed Morrissey, Hot Air I’d call this the Chart of the Year, for a couple of reasons. It demonstrates the folly of the Obama administration’s insistence that we have been experiencing a recovery and any sort of significant growth in job creation. After hitting the nadir of job losses relative to our peak inter-recession employment, we have essentially flatlined | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 7th

    Chart of the … year – Ed Morrissey, Hot Air I’d call this the Chart of the Year, for a couple of reasons. It demonstrates the folly of the Obama administration’s insistence that we have been experiencing a recovery and any sort of significant growth in job creation. After hitting the nadir of job losses relative to our peak inter-recession employment, we have essentially flatlined | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 6th

    WikiLeaks Cables: Barack Obama is a Bigger Danger – John Bolton, Guardian WikiLeaks has yet again flooded the internet with thousands of classified American documents, this time state department cables. More troubling than WikiLeaks’ latest revelation of US secrets, however, is the Obama administration’s weak, wrong-headed and erratic response. Unfortunately, the administration has acted consistently with its demonstrated unwillingness to assert and defend US interests | Read More »

    Daily Links, December 6th

    WikiLeaks Cables: Barack Obama is a Bigger Danger – John Bolton, Guardian WikiLeaks has yet again flooded the internet with thousands of classified American documents, this time state department cables. More troubling than WikiLeaks’ latest revelation of US secrets, however, is the Obama administration’s weak, wrong-headed and erratic response. Unfortunately, the administration has acted consistently with its demonstrated unwillingness to assert and defend US interests | Read More »

    Daily Links, November 30th

    “Scientists get cells to switch types/tasks directly, thus avoiding the whole inefficient/costly/not very fruitful embryonic stem cell nonsense/rabbit hole.” – Ace of Spades HQ I’ve always been fairly confident actual science would eventually render all the political/moral/religious theater surrounding the embryonic stem cell kerfluffle obsolete. Whack WikiLeaks – William Kristol But all of this still leaves us looking like a pitiful, helpless giant—albeit a pitiful, | Read More »

    Daily Links, November 30th

    “Scientists get cells to switch types/tasks directly, thus avoiding the whole inefficient/costly/not very fruitful embryonic stem cell nonsense/rabbit hole.” – Ace of Spades HQ I’ve always been fairly confident actual science would eventually render all the political/moral/religious theater surrounding the embryonic stem cell kerfluffle obsolete. Whack WikiLeaks – William Kristol But all of this still leaves us looking like a pitiful, helpless giant—albeit a pitiful, | Read More »

    Daily Links, Nov 29th

    The Times, Then and Now – Powerline The New York Times is participating in the dissemination of the stolen State Department cables that have been made available to it in one way or another via WikiLeaks. My friend Steve Hayward recalls that only last year the New York Times ostentatiously declined to publish or post any of the Climategate emails because they had been illegally | Read More »

    Daily Links, Nov 29th

    The Times, Then and Now – Powerline The New York Times is participating in the dissemination of the stolen State Department cables that have been made available to it in one way or another via WikiLeaks. My friend Steve Hayward recalls that only last year the New York Times ostentatiously declined to publish or post any of the Climategate emails because they had been illegally | Read More »


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